Debating deadline of Egypt's new constitution | News | Al Jazeera

Debating deadline of Egypt's new constitution

Some presidential candidates argue that more time is needed to draft the historic document.

    Egypt's military rulers insist a new constitution must be ready before the election.

    But the Muslim Brotherhood and other politicians say drafting a constitution is too important to be rushed and should not have such a rigid time frame.

    Moneim Aboul Fotouh, a leading candidate enlisted as an independent in the vote, talked to Al Jazeera about his thoughts on the process and terms of the new constitution.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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