The Egyptian president will not interfere in court rulings that sentenced three al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison amid and international outcry.
Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaking in a nationally televised speech during a military graduation ceremony, said Egypt has an independent judiciary and urged people to stop commenting on or criticising rulings by courts.
"We will not interfere in court verdicts," he said.
More top news
The Prime Minister has been under pressure to condemn the US President’s stance on family separations.
The Irish premier urged the EU to continue to ‘stand behind Ireland’ on the border issue.
Politicians approved the bill that renames the country North Macedonia, with 69 votes in favour in the 120-member parliament.