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Egypt's government submits resignation

Egyptians celebrate after the swearing-in ceremony of President elect Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, in front of the Presidential Palace in Cairo, June 8, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

CAIRO: Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb submitted his government's resignation on Monday to new President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, state television reported.

Mehleb and others like the finance minister are expected to retain their positions, officials and the media said. It is not clear when a new administration will be named.

 

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