Morsi announces referendum on disputed constitution

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sat Dec 1 2012, 15:08:18


Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called Saturday for a December 15 referendum on a controversial draft constitution adopted by the assembly this week, as rival protests in support of and against the Islamist president continued to rock Cairo.

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