Presidential advisor: No referendum over Egypt's roadmap
Egypt's presidential media advisor Ahmed al-Mislimani stressed that no referendum will be held over the roadmap announced by the armed forces after ousting President Mohamed Morsi a month ago, Xinhua reported according to official news agency MENA.
In a press statement, Mislimani said "there (is) no referendum over the roadmap, or any steps to change it."
He also said the Egyptian authorities have given permission to William Burn, visiting U.S. deputy secretary of state, and some other Arab envoys to visit Mohamed Saad al-Katatni, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, in al-Aqrab prison in Tora prisons area, where he is waiting with other Muslim Brotherhood members for trial slated for Aug. 25 over inciting violence against protesters.
Earlier Monday, Burns, along with UAE and Qatari foreign ministers Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed and Khalid bin Attiyah, met Khairat al-Shater, deputy general guide of the Muslim Brotherhood.