Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who claimed over 95% in Egypt's election, has said he wants "freedom" after being sworn in as the country's seventh president.
In a televised speech after the poll, BBC reported that it was now "time to work" and that "our co-operation in work and construction will lead to prosperity and luxury."
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