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Former Egypt PM Ahmed Shafiq to run in 2018 presidential poll

Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq, who narrowly lost a 2012 election to a since ousted Islamist president, will challenge leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a poll next year.

Published: 29th November 2017 09:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th November 2017 09:36 PM   |  A+A-

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By AFP

CAIRO: Former Egyptian premier Ahmed Shafiq, who narrowly lost a 2012 election to a since ousted Islamist president, will challenge leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a poll next year, two aides told AFP Wednesday.

"I can confirm he will run," one of them said of the Hosni Mubarak-era prime minister who left the country in 2012 for the United Arab Emirates



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