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Egypt's Mubarak says he won't run for a new term

 


Egypt's Mubarak says he won't run for a new term

HADEEL AL-SHALCHI

SARAH EL DEEB

Associated Press

CAIRO — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he will not run for a new term in office in September elections, but rejected demands that he step down immediately and leave the country, vowing to die on Egypt's soil, in a television address Tuesday after a dramatic day in which a quarter-million protesters called on him to go.

Mubarak said he would serve out the rest of his term working to ensure a "peaceful transfer of power" and carry out amendments to rules on presidential elections....



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