Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's first 'democratically elected' president, told the the nation today he will uphold existing international treaties.
Mursi said: "We carry a message of peace to the world and we carry with it a message of righteousness and justice. And as we have always promised we emphasize Egypt's commitment to international treaties and agreements. We will look after these treaties and agreements."
Muslim Brotherhood candidate becomes Egypt's first democratically-elected president in decades. He said he carries a "message of peace".
Egypt will today release results from their much disputed presidential elections. Both Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafik have claimed victory
Democracy, they say, is messy. But an attempted transition to civilian rule after a 30 year dictatorship was always going to be difficult.