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Egypt Elections: Morsi Will Call Parliamentary Vote In April

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resident of Egypt Mohammed Morsi, addresses the media during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, unseen, after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) | AP


CAIRO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi will call parliamentary elections starting in April, a presidential source told Reuters on Thursday, adding that the vote would be held in three or four stages.

"The president will issue a decree soon, it could be tonight, calling for elections to start in April," the source told Reuters.