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Opposition leader El Baradei sworn in as Egypt vice president

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, July 14, 2013 10:20 EDT
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Egyptian leader Mohamed ElBaradei (AFP)
 
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Prominent liberal Egyptian leader Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in on Sunday as Egypt’s interim vice president for foreign relations, the presidency said in a statement.

The appointment of ElBaradei, a former head of the UN nuclear watchdog and a Nobel peace laureate, follows the military overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on July 3.

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