US calls on Egyptian army to release Morsi

The United States has called for the release of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who has been held in custody by the army since last week.

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters today took to the streets of Cairo to demand Morsi's reinstatement.

ITV News Middle East Correspondent John Ray reports.

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US calls for Morsi's release

The US State Department has called on Egypt to release the deposed president Mohamed Morsi from detention.