US urges Egypt to fully implement rights guaranteed in new constitution

20 January 2014
<p>The United States has urged Egypt to fully implement the rights guaranteed by its newly approved constitution, saying that democracy is more than one election.</p> <p> Egyptians overwhelmingly approved the charter in a referendum last week by more than 98 percent, in what the government hailed as a public seal of approval of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.</p> <p>However, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that&nbsp;"It's not one vote that determines a democracy."<br> <br> "It's all the steps that follow… it's what comes next that will shape Egypt’s political, economic and social framework for generations," he added in comments on Saturday</p>
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