Mubarak vows to fight terror
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak vowed to win the own "war on terror" Thursday following a string of suicide attacks in the Sinai peninsula this week.
"The country's security represents a red line that I will not allow anyone to cross," the president said in a televized May Day speech. "We will win our battle against terrorism. We will besiege it, uproot it and dry up its sources," he said, vowing to use "the full force of the law" to defeat terrorists.
"Egypt will always remain a stable and safe nation for all Egyptians," said Mubarak. "We will win our battle against terror, we will contain it and root it out, and we will deal very firmly- through the power of the law- with extremism," Mubarak was quoted by the official MENA news agency as saying.
"Egypt is facing many challenges and dangers that threaten the nation's security and the region, including the forces of blind terror, extremism and fanaticism," said Mubarak.
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