Posters of Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. Jan 2014
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Egypt army denies Sisi presidential candidacy report

Egypt's military has denied that its chief of staff, Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, told a Kuwaiti newspaper he would run for president.

Spokesman Col Ahmed Ali said the report published by al-Seyassah on Wednesday evening was not accurate and had been a misinterpretation of his words.

Orla Guerin reports from Cairo.

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