Egypt's ElBaradei ready for interim power - TV

CAIRO Thu Jan 27, 2011 8:22am EST

CAIRO Jan 27 (Reuters) - Prominent Egyptian reform campaigner Mohamed ElBaradei said he was ready to assume power in Egypt if the people called for him to do so, the Arabic satellite channel Al Arabiya reported on Thursday.

In a brief screen headline, the channel said: "ElBaradei: ready to take up power for a transitional period if the street demanded it." It did not give details. (Writing by Edmund Blair)