A man sits near teargas released by riot police during clashes with protesters, who oppose Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi along Qasr Al Nil bridge which leads to Tahrir Square in Cairo March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Egypt cancels parliamentary vote dates after court ruling: TV
Posted : Thursday, 07 March 2013 02:57PM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's election committee has scrapped the dates set for a parliamentary vote after a court ordered the cancellation of President Mohamed Mursi's decree calling the election, state television said on Thursday.
The vote had been due to be held in four stages from April 22 until late June, and the Administrative Court's decision deepened Egypt's political uncertainty at a time of social unrest and economic crisis.
"The Supreme Elections Committee decided to stop the decision that set the dates for the parliamentary elections," the television said.
(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by Alison Williams)
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