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Egypt's Morsi backs more protests
Muhammad al-Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for the Egyptian presidency, has called on citizens to continue their "revolution", as thousands continue to protest in Cairo, Alexandria and elsewhere.
"All of us, my brothers, must realise in this period that the continuation of the revolution, and the revolutionaries' staying put in their positions in the squares, is the only guarantee to achieve the goals," he said at a news conference in the capital.
Morsi has pledged to hold a retrial if he is elected president.
"It is clear free elections and a real transfer of power will happen with the continuation of the revolution," Mursi said, adding that he himself would go to Cairo's protest hub of Tahrir Square after the news conference. In a statement later circulated by his aides, Mursi called "on the great Egyptian people to continue their civilised, peaceful revolution to achieve