x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Syria hails ouster of Egypt's Morsi as 'great achievement'

Syria's embattled government has hailed the ouster of Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi by the army after massive street protests against him as a 'great achievement'.

DAMASCUS // Syria's embattled government today hailed the ouster of Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi by the army after massive street protests against him as a "great achievement."

"Syria's people and leadership and army express their deep appreciation for the national, populist movement in Egypt which has yielded a great achievement," Syrian state television said, citing an official source.