Egypt's Sisi vows to free wrongly jailed 'youths'

February 22, 2015 7:38 PM

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President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promised Sunday to release young people who may have been wrongly jailed during Egypt's crackdown on the opposition since he overthrew his Islamist predecessor in 2013.

In an almost 40-minute televised address, Sisi also said the jihadist targets that his country's air force struck in neighbouring Libya last week had been carefully chosen to avoid civilian casualties.

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