Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during previous meeting. Islamists were hoping Morsi would “liberate” Jerusalem.
The Iranian regime today blamed former President Mohammad Morse and the Muslim Brotherhood for the current crisis in Egypt.
Fars News reported:
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Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said that ousted President Mohamed Mursi and Muslim Brotherhood are to be blamed for the current political crisis in Egypt.
“What happened in Egypt was actually a soft coup staged by the Egyptian army, which was unfortunately the result of repeated mistakes by ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and Muslim Brotherhood …,” Boroujerdi said on Thursday.
The senior Iranian legislator underlined that Mursi’s repeated mistakes, Muslim Brotherhood’s power grab and their lack of attention to other political groups and prominent political figures who had a part in Egypt’s developments resulted in Mursi’s ouster from power.
After days of massive anti-government protests in Egypt, the military overthrew the country’s President Mohamed Mursi.
Late Wednesday in a speech on state television, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the head of Egypt’s army, announced that Mursi was no longer in office.