Egypt's President Sisi ends state of emergency for first time in years

"Egypt has become, thanks to its great people and loyal men, an oasis of security and stability in the region"

  
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a news conference after a meeting of the Visegrad Group countries, in Budapest, Hungary, October 12, 2021.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a news conference after a meeting of the Visegrad Group countries, in Budapest, Hungary, October 12, 2021.

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CAIRO: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Monday that he ended the state of emergency in the country for the first time in years, the president wrote in a Facebook post.

"Egypt has become, thanks to its great people and loyal men, an oasis of security and stability in the region; hence it decided, for the first time since years ago, that the state of emergency has been cancelled across the country," he said.

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