Egypt President rejects army ultimatum

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 - 12:19

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has rejected the army's 48-hour ultimatum to resolve the country's deadly crisis, saying it will only sow confusion.

President Morsi insists he will continue with his own plans for national reconciliation.

The army has warned it will intervene if the government and its opponents fail to heed "the will of the people"

However, it denies that the ultimatum amounts to a coup.