Egypt's ruling party denies officials flee

Updated: 2011-01-28 09:00


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CAIRO - Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Secretary-General Safwat el-Sherif denied on Thursday that some officials had fled the country as nationwide protests went on for a third day.

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The rumors aimed at affecting Egypt's investment climate, el- Sherif said at a press conference, adding that the NDP protects the nation and that the people's demands are a top priority.

There have been rumors on the Internet that some Egyptian officials have fled abroad after the protests broke out across Egypt on Tuesday.


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