Protesters in Alexandria
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President Mubarak supporters out in Alexandria

President Hosni Mubarak's decision to not stand for re-election in September has received support in Alexandria.

The BBC's Wyre Davies said that the announcement has placated many people who believe the plan for a deferred transition is the best solution, whilst others are still calling for an immediate change in government.

  • 02 Feb 2011
  • From the section Africa
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