Morsy expresses sorrow for the 'lost lives and bloodshed' in unrest
Egyptian president Mohammed Morsy addresses the nation via television on Thursday, December 6.
December 6th, 2012
03:20 PM ET

Morsy expresses sorrow for the 'lost lives and bloodshed' in unrest

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy expressed sorrow for the "lost lives and bloodshed" in recent political unrest in a speech Thursday night and said "the only way is dialogue to reach a consensus to secure the interests of this country."

His speech comes a day after violent protests outside his presidential palace that left six people dead and at least 672 wounded.

What's driving Egypt's unrest?

Addressing "those who oppose me" and his supporters, Morsy condemned violent protests, saying those guilty "will not escape punishment."

Read more for the latest information on the developing story out of Egypt.

soundoff (27 Responses)
  1. rosie

    The Bush Doctrine at work. Finally.

    December 7, 2012 at 4:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. milke

    Very soon we going to see the same in USA. Another 4 years like last, and you will see.

    December 10, 2012 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
  3. ProperVillain

    Another ruthless, greedy dictator. Egypt deserves better than this bozo....

    December 10, 2012 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
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