Egyptian constitution 'approved by 98.1%'

The Egyptian constitution - which could pave the way for army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to announce his candidacy for president - was approved by 98.1% of voters, according to the Electoral Commission.

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Egypt constitution 'approved by 98.1%' of voters

Egyptian voters have overwhelmingly approved a new constitution, the Electoral Commission said. Some 98.1% approved the changes which could pave the way for army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to announce his candidacy for president.