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Egypt parties' pact 'will create consensus'

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Egypt's largest Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, announced this week that it is forming an alliance with one of the country's oldest liberal groups, the Wafd Party, a union that could prove to be a powerful force in the September election.

Dr Abdel-Moneim Aboul-Fotouh, a senior figure in the Brotherhood who has declared himself a presidential candidate, gives his view of what an Egyptian parliament could look like.


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