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Sisi makes surprise Coptic Christmas visit
« on: January 07, 2015, 11:04:45 PM »
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Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited the main Coptic Christian church on Tuesday night to attend the Christmas service, in a move dubbed by local media as a first in Egypt’s history.

In footage broadcast by Egyptian television, Sisi made a surprise visit to Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, wearing a red tie and dark suit and surrounded by security guards. He saluted Pope Tawadros II and stood next to him to make a brief speech in front of a jubilant crowd.



http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2015/01/07/Sisi-becomes-Egypt-s-first-president-to-attend-Coptic-Christmas.html
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