ElBaradei sworn-in as Egypt's vice president
Leading Egyptian reform advocate Mohammed ElBaradei has been sworn-in as the country's interim vice president.world Updated: Jul 14, 2013 23:22 IST
Leading Egyptian reform advocate Mohammed ElBaradei has been sworn-in as the country's interim vice president.
ElBaradei was sworn-in on Sunday by interim President Adly Mansour, as Egypt's new leadership pushes ahead with a transition following the military's ouster of President Mohammed Morsi nearly two weeks ago.
Egypt's new vice president is a former diplomat and Nobel laureate who was heading the main liberal opposition coalition that stood with Defense Secretary Gen.
Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi as he announced Morsi's ouster amid massive protests against his rule.
Thousands of Morsi's supporters are protesting his removal from power and the military-backed timeline for transition.
First Published: Jul 14, 2013 18:08 IST