Muslim Brotherhood still calling for Morsi's reinstatement
In a statement on Tuesday, Hussein stressed the Islamist organization is united. He also denied the presence of dissidents or defectors within the group.
“Such conspiratorial methods were practised by consecutive military authorities before," he claimed. "It did not achieve its purposes. Attempts to refer to disputes within the group will fail, like previous ones failed throughout the group’s history,” he added.
Hussein also claimed: “The Brotherhood, as well as national forces and Egyptians, will not backtrack from their demand to end the fascist military coup and return legitimacy through [the] reinstatement of elected and kidnapped [President] Mohamed Morsi, the elected Shura Council and the Constitution which was put to referendum.”
Presidential adviser Ahmed al-Muslemany had earlier claimed interim President Adly Mansour was set to meet 20 Muslim Brotherhood "dissidents" and youth leaders.