Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (not pictured) after their summit at the presidential palace in Cairo, April 23, 2015. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed that parliamentary polls, originally set for last month, will be held before the end of the year, in an interview published Wednesday.Sisi refused to answer a question about Egypt's first freely elected leader, Mohammad Morsi, who was sentenced last week by an Egyptian court last week to 20 years in prison for abuses against protesters.After just a year in power, Morsi was himself toppled by then-army chief Sisi following mass street protests.At least 1,400 Morsi sympathisers were killed by Egyptian authorities after he was ousted from power.
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