Ban urges Egypt’s new president to reunite people toward stability
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon - AP
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NEW YORK, New York: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon urged Thursday Egypt’s new president to pay more attention for working to re-unite people towards the country’s stability and prosperity, the UN posted on its website.

“United Nations is aware of reports that official results will not be released until next week,” the spokesperson said, adding: “Whatever the official outcome, the Secretary-General considers it very important that the new president devotes early and full attention to bringing Egyptian society together in a spirit of dialogue and inclusion in his efforts to achieve stability and prosperity in Egypt.”

“The Secretary-General and the United Nations look forward to supporting all efforts in that direction,” he said.

On Wednesday, Egypt wrapped up its three-day presidential election in a two-horse race between former defense minister Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and left-leaning rival Hamdeen Sabbahi.

Initial results of the presidential polls revealed that Sisi is heading to make a sweeping victo.

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