Egypt army presents Sisi resignation to president: report

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People walk past a huge banner for Egypt's army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in front of the High Court of Justice in downtown Cairo
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People walk past a banner for Egypt's army chief, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in downtown …

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military leadership was presenting Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's resignation from his post of defense minister at a meeting with the interim head of state on Wednesday, the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported on its website.

Sisi is required to step down from his positions in the military in order to mount a widely expected bid for the presidency, which he is forecast to win easily in a forthcoming election.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Michael Georgy)

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