Egypt leader unapologetic on Al-Jazeera verdict

June 24, 2014 2:20 PM

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Egypt leader unapologetic on Al-Jazeera verdict

CAIRO -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Tuesday he will not interfere in court rulings, a day after three Al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison in a verdict that sparked international outcry.

The ruling, on terrorism-related charges, stunned their families and brought a landslide of condemnation and calls for el-Sissi to intervene.

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