Egypt's President Urges Patience Ahead of Revolt Anniversary

January 24, 2016 1:00 PM

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Egypt's president says that the anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising should be celebrated and that the country is on the right track, although democracy will take time to develop.

In a speech Sunday, a day before the fifth anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said that "democratic experiences don't mature overnight, but through an accumulative and continuous process."

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