Protesters gathered in Tahrir Square, Cairo
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Minister: Military coup is not in Egypt's interests

Egypt's military high council has promised to lift the country's 30-year state of emergency when the "current situation has ended".

The televised statement came as crowds gathered in the capital Cairo for fresh protests.

The BBC's Lyse Doucet spoke to the Egyptian Finance Minister, Samir Radwan, about the ongoing protests.

  • 11 Feb 2011