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Egyptian government submits resignation

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi made a surprise announcement Monday that he has submitted his resignation -- and that of his cabinet -- to President Adly Mansour.
Posted By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   Feb. 24, 2014 at 12:47 PM

CAIRO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- In a surprise development, Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi announced the army-backed government's resignation on Monday.

According to Egyptian state-run Nile TV, the prime minister offered the resignation to President Adly Mansour and offered to continue to work until the resignation was accepted.

It is unclear when the president will accept the resignation.


[Nile TV]

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