Top judge Adly Mansour sworn in as Egypt’s interim president

After deposing Mohamed Morsi Wednesday and suspending the constitution, the Egyptian army Thursday swore in the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court Adly Mansour, 67, as interim president. Mansour is charged with amending the constitution which the ruling Muslm Brotherhood pushed through in its one year in power, and oversee early presidential and parliamentary elections under a caretaker government of technocrats. Judge Mansour has the reputation of high integrity, impartiality and an Egyptian patriot. 

 

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