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Egypt's Highest Court Declares Parliament Invalid
CNN ^ | 14 June 2012 | CNN

Posted on 06/14/2012 8:10:45 AM PDT by edpc

Egypt's highest court on Thursday declared the country's parliament invalid and cleared the way for a member of former President Hosni Mubarak's regime to run in a presidential election runoff this weekend.

The Supreme Constitutional Court ruled that parliament must be dissolved, state TV reported. An Egyptian constitutional law expert told CNN that following the court's decision, a political decision would be made about whether to dissolve parliament.

Following the ruling, Egypt's interim military rulers claimed to have full legislative control of government. Parliament had been in session for just over four months.

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KEYWORDS: egypt; middleeast
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To: edpc

And now Obama declares Congress invalid...


41 posted on 06/15/2012 7:23:45 PM PDT by irishtenor (Everything in moderation, however, too much whiskey is just enough... Mark Twain)
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