Protesters across Egypt have erupted into celebration following news that Egypt’s Armed Forces has removed President Morsi from power. The move came following the expiration of an ultimatum that was issued by the Military 48-hours ago, demanding the President respond to the Egyptian people’s aspirations.
In a televised address, the Military ushered in a new era in Egypt’s future and declared the removal of President Morsi from office. Head of the Supreme Constitutional Court, Adly Mansour, will rule Egypt during the transitional period.
Armed Forces Chief outlined the roadmap for the coming months, which will include:
1. Suspending the constitution and forming a committee to look into amendments of the constitution.
2. Holding early Presidential elections, until which the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court will be in charge.
3. Creating a national coalition government that represents the aspirations of all Egyptians
At the start of the statement, Armed Forces…
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