Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi opened his first public address after his inauguration on Saturday with the words "God is greatest, above everyone" and pledged to keep the country on a democratic course after Hosni Mubarak's fall.
He spoke at Cairo University to ordinary people, politicians and generals. He told the latter they were now free to take their troops back to barracks to focus on national security.
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Posted June 30, 2012 at 9:36 am
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