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Egypt parties' pact 'will create consensus'


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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