Egypt's PM ready to talk with protestors in Tahrir square

14:42, February 04, 2011      

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Egypt's Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq is ready to talk with protestors face to face in Tahrir square, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Thursday.

"The perpetrators who violated the law and killed or injured people in peaceful demonstrations will go through tough investigations," Shafiq addressed the public in a televised press conference.

The minister of health was in Tahrir street for three hours to help the injured people from both sides after severe clashes erupted between anti-government protestors and Mubarak supporters on Wednesday, Shafiq said.

"I pledge to maintain the security of the people and bring them to normal life," the prime minister added.

Five people have been killed and 836 injured in Tahrir Square clashes till Thursday, according to Egyptian Minister of Health Ahmed Sameh.

Source: Xinhua
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