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Video, Transcript: Statement On Mubarak's Presidential Resignation

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Addressing Egyptians on state television Friday, Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that President Hosni Mubarak is stepping down from office:

In the name of God the merciful, the compassionate, citizens, during these very difficult circumstances Egypt is going through, President Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down from the office of president of the republic and has charged the high council of the armed forces to administer the affairs of the country. May God help everybody.

Full transcript from BBC News.

This program aired on February 11, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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