December 1, 2012 / 7:41 PM / 5 years ago

Egypt's Mursi calls Dec. 15 referendum on constitution

CAIRO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi called a Dec. 15 referendum on a draft constitution and urged a national dialogue on the "concerns of the nation" as the country nears the end of the transition from Hosni Mubarak's rule.

Mursi was speaking after receiving the final draft of the constitution from the Islamist-dominated assembly that wrote it.

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