For the first time since the
independence, the power in Egypt is transferred to a civil president. Mohammad
Morsi stated positions confirming Egypt’s determination to take back its
Morsi declared his support for
the Palestinian people, stressing at the same time that Egypt respects its
international treaties, referring to the peace treaty with Israel. He added
that Egypt has no intention on “exporting its revolution”, noting that he
supports the Syrian people, urging to stop the bloodshed in Syria.
The Syrian crisis was also
the focus of Geneva meeting for the action group on Syria, amid agreement over
the need to have a political transitional stage in Syria and dispute over
President Bashar Assad’s role in it.
The beginning will neither
be from Egypt, nor from Geneva, but from Beirut, Dahiyeh, Sidon, Tripoli and
Bekaa. We will witness the fact that “the fires surrounding us will not burn
our country”, that blocking the roads will not paralyze the citizens’ lives and
that there are no terrorist islands on the borders.