Won't pardon 3 journalists, el-Sissi says in Egypt speech

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is saluted by a female cadet at a military graduation in Cairo on Tuesday. El-Sissi said Tuesday that he will not interfere in court rulings.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday rejected calls from the United States and other Western governments that he pardon or commute the sentences of three Al-Jazeera journalists who were handed heavy prison terms a day earlier.

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