Muslim brotherhood rejects new Egyptian President

Muslim brotherhood rejects new Egyptian President

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is refusing to work with the new government and President, after Islamist leader Mohammed Mursi was overthrown yesterday.

The head of Egypt’s Constitutional CourtĀ Aldi MasourĀ has been sworn in as interim President, and has invited the Brotherhood to play a role in planning for the country’s future.

But in a statement, the Brotherhood’s Executive says it will not work with the new authorities.

Hhowever they have urged the people of Egypt to show self-restraint, and remain peaceful.

Meanwhile Mursi remains under house arrest, as Cairo continues to celebrate his downfall.

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