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Egypt al-Sisi apologizes to sexual attack victim

CAIRO - Egypt's newly sworn-in president has apologized in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during weekend celebrations marking his inauguration.

 

Local television networks showed a visibly moved Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi visiting the woman in a Cairo hospital.

 

"I have come to tell you and every Egyptian woman that I am sorry. I am apologizing to every Egyptian woman," he said. (AP)