Muslim Brotherhood coalition offers talks to end post-Morsi crisis

Johannesburg, Nov. 17 (ANI): An Islamist coalition led by the Muslim Brotherhood has offered talks to end tumult since Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's overthrow.

The negotiation does not call for reinstatement of Morsi.

In a statement, the coalition called on all revolutionary forces and political parties and patriotic figures to enter a deep dialogue to exit the current crisis.

According to news24, the coalition insisted on keeping up 'peaceful opposition', but said it wanted a 'consensus for the public good of the country'.

The Islamists proposed conditions to enter the dialogue, including the release of Islamist prisoners and the reopening of Islamist broadcasters shut down after Morsi's July 3 overthrow by the military, the report said.

They also insisted that the military, which has formally handed power to an interim civilian government, must 'return to the barracks'.

They have demanded 'a return to constitutional legitimacy and the democratic process with the participation of all political groups, without one group monopolising the process or excluding any group,' the report added. (ANI)