Egypt: Morsi decree, security powers to military

Until results of referendum on a draft constitution

10 December, 12:39

    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi inspects the 6th armored division of second army, in Ismailia (archive photo) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi inspects the 6th armored division of second army, in Ismailia (archive photo)

    (ANSAmed) - CAIRO - Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has charged the armed forces with maintaining security and protecting state institutions until results of a referendum on a draft constitution scheduled on Saturday are announced. The army is also entitled to arrest civilians to maintain security. The presidential decree is effective starting today.(ANSAmed).

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