BREAKING NEWS: Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Says Mubarak Resignation “Victory For Egyptian People”


In one of the first reactions by the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, Reuters is reporting that a senior member of the Brotherhood says this is a “victory for Egyptian people” and they await new steps from higher military council. According to the report:

CAIRO – A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s biggest opposition group, said Egyptians had achieved the main goal of their popular uprising after President Hosni Mubarak resigned on Friday. “I salute the Egyptian people and the martyrs. This is the day of victory for the Egyptian people. The main goal of the revolution has been achieved,” Mohamed el-Katatni, former leader of the Brotherhood’s parliamentary bloc, told Reuters. Katatni said the Brotherhood awaits the next steps to be taken by the Higher Military Council, which has taken charge of the country’s affairs after Mubarak’s decision.

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