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Won`t let any `group` dominate Egypt: Army Chief Tantawi

Egypt`s Army Chief said that the armed forces will not allow a "certain group" to dominate the country.



Cairo: Egypt`s top general has raised the stakes in the military`s political standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood, saying the armed forces will not allow a "certain group" to dominate the country.

Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi did not mention a specific organisation, but his comments today in the city of Ismalia were clearly referring to President Mohammed Mursi`s Brotherhood.

Tantawi is the most senior of the generals who took power after last year`s popular uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak. They handed over power to Mursi last month, but first issued a decree ensuring the army retained key powers and stripping the president of others.

Mursi last week defied the military when he revoked a decree by the generals to dissolve the Brotherhood-dominated parliament on the basis of a June 14 court verdict.

PTI

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