Sisi Officially Declared President of Egypt: Update

June 3, 2014 7:06 PM

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CAIRO--Former military chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi was officially declared president of Egypt on Tuesday, less than a year after he orchestrated a coup that ousted the nation's first freely elected president.

Mr. Sisi's victory was assured last week when early results of a three-day election showed he secured more than 95% of the vote against a weak leftist opponent. On Tuesday, the final count showed Mr. Sisi garnered 96.9%, representing nearly 23.8 million votes from a turnout of 47.5% of Egypt's 54 mi...

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