January 30, 2011 / 12:10 PM / 7 years ago

Egypt's Mubarak meets commanders: reports

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak visited a military headquarters and met top commanders, state media reported, showing the leader chairing a meeting as protesters who have rocked the country demanded he quit.

State television showed Mubarak meeting newly appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman, Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Chief of Staff Sami al-Anan and other commanders.

The official state news agency said Mubarak was reviewing the armed forces headquarters in charge of security operations.

Writing by Edmund Blair

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