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Al-Sisi announces he will run for second term

Announcement comes at end of three-day conference

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi announced Friday night that he will run in the fast approaching 2018 presidential election.

The announcement came at the end of a three-day conference, where Al-Sisi and the Egyptian government presented a list of accomplishments in different fields.

The president also tweeted his intention to run.

“Allow me to announce my bid to run for the upcoming presidential term and what I hope from you is to show the world the scale of your participation in the presidential election regardless of your choice #StoryOfANation,” the tweet read.


Thousands have already signed endorsements for Al-Sisi, with several campaigns starting mass conferences gearing to support the president.

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