President Obama: 'The Voices of the Egyptian People Must Be Heard'

President Obama issued a stern written statement following Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to transfer many of his powers to his vice president, Omar Suleiman, but not step down, a move that enraged crowds gathered in Tahrir Square. "The Egyptian people have been told that there was a transition of authority, but it is not yet clear that this transition is immediate, meaningful or sufficient," said President Obama in the statement. "The Egyptian government must put forward a...Full Story
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