Aug. 2 - Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mursi continue to protest signaling no plans to quit. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Thousands of supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi gather Friday evening at the site of a sit in.
The protests comes as the US said Friday that it would work with other nations to resolve Egypt's crisis peacefully.
A day after saying the army had restored democracy by removing Mursi, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Egyptian authorities to give demonstrators the space to protest in peace - a warning against dispersing pro-Mursi sit-ins.
(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) MURSI SUPPORTER, MOHAMAD KHALIL, SAYING:
"No, we are not afraid. We are determined and we have faith and we trust in God. God willing no one will be able to come near these people here. God willing."
The government has drawn up a transition plan that would hold parliamentary elections in about six months.
But the protests are threatening to rob the government of a semblance of normality it needs to revive an economy which is in deep in crisis.
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