Brotherhood's victory casts doubts in peace treaty

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Mohammed Morsi has been elected as the president of Egypt in the last week's election, AFP reported.

Morsy, the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate, won the election by a narrow margin against the former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik, Al Jazeera reported.

Al Jazeera reported that Morsi gave an interview to Iran's Fars news agency about strengthening ties with Iran and reconsidering Camp David Accords with Israel in 1979. However, the network cited a spokesmen that Morsi had not given any interview to Fars.

According to the Fars, Moris and his administration " will revise the Camp David treaty" and discuss the Palestinian issue.

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that his country "expects to continue co-operation with the Egyptian administration" in a statement, Al Jazeera reported. Morsi in his victory speech said that he will "keep all international treaties, " Al Jazeera reported.

Cairo broke off it's diplomatic ties with Iran in 1980. Iran with Shiite Islam as a prominent faith has been reaching out to the Brotherhood, which follows Sunni Islam, in recent months, AFP reported.

Al Jazeera reported that the president-elect has started to form a new government. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which has limited the presidential powers, congratulated Moris on his victory.

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Better. Keep it up, Anthony. GG

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