Egyptian army chief calls for quick political transition

CAIRO Tue Oct 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT

Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) attends the military funeral service of Police General Nabil Farag, in Cairo's Nasr City district September 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Army Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C) attends the military funeral service of Police General Nabil Farag, in Cairo's Nasr City district September 20, 2013.

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on Tuesday for a quick political transition to restore stability to the country.

Sisi, whose forces overthrew Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in July, was speaking to soldiers and policemen at a seminar.

(Reporting by Shaimaa Fayed; editing by Ralph Boulton)

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