Egypt to cancel emergency law within six months: official

10:28, 21 February 2011

It will be canceled...

Egypt`s emergency law, which has been adopted in 30 years, will be cancelled within six months, state media quoted an official source as saying on Saturday, according to Xinhua.

"The emergency law remains in effect for the time being, but will not be used except for terrorism and drug trafficking," state news agency MENA quoted the source as saying.

It will be canceled within six months, the source added.

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