Hillary: U.S. expects Egypt military to fully carry out democratic transition

“There can be no going back on the democratic transition called for by the Egyptian people,” Clinton told reporters, declining specific comment on an Egyptian court ruling to dissolve the country’s newly-elected Islamist-led parliament.

On Thursday, Egypt’s Constitutional Court ruled that the whole of the lower house of Egypt’s parliament will be dissolved and a new election will have to be held, saying that the law upon which the recent elections were held is contrary to the rules of Egypt’s constitution. …

A presidential run-off vote between Shafik and the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsy takes place on Saturday and Sunday.