Egyptian VP Announces Mubarak Resignation

5 years ago by David

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned Friday, according to Vice President Omar Suleiman.

"My fellow citizens, at these hard circumstances our country is experiencing, President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak has decided to waive the office of the president of the republic, and instructed the supreme council of the armed forces to run the affairs of the country," the vice president said on Egyptian state TV.

"May God guide our steps," he added.

Mubarak had reportedly retreated to the Egyptian resort town of Sharm El Sheikh


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