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Morsi warning stirs fears in Egypt opposition

Reuters Contributor

(Reuters) – Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi threatened on Sunday to take unspecified steps to “protect this nation” after violent demonstrations against his Muslim Brotherhood, using vague but severe language that the opposition said heralded a crackdown.

In remarks following clashes outside the Brotherhood’s Cairo headquarters on Friday, Mursi warned that “necessary measures” would be taken against any politicians shown to be involved in what he described as violence and rioting.

Mursi warning stirs fears in Egypt opposition | Reuters