Mediation Central to New Egyptian President’s Efforts
The Globe and Mail
June 25, 2012
The new Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi moved first thing Monday morning into the office once occupied by his ousted predecessor Hosni Mubarak and started work on forming a government. The contours were emerging of a backroom deal between the military and the Brotherhood that led to the ruling military council blessing Mr. Morsi as president. One mediator said negotiations are still under way to hammer out political understandings.