Muslim Brotherhood says it does not aim to rule Egypt
The Muslim Brotherhood said Friday it does not seek to govern Egypt and is campaigning for a civilian and democratic government.
"The Muslim Brotherhood does not aspire to rule Egypt in any way and their goal is reform," spokesperson Gamal Nassar told the German Press Agency dpa by telephone, DPA reported.
Meanwhile, al Dostoor newspaper published a statement by the group, in which the largest opposition party in Egypt said it had no aspirations towards the presidency of the country or any specific position in government.
The Muslim Brotherhood agrees with "the clear popular desire that Egypt be a civilian-ruled, democratic state," the statement said.