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Will Sisi run for third term?

Egypt is seemingly heading toward amending Article 140 of the constitution, as well as others, which would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for one or even two consecutive terms of six years each.
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CAIRO — Egypt’s parliament is gearing up for adding amendments to a number of articles of the 2014 constitution, and submitting them to a referendum in the first half of 2019. The amendments are mainly designed to extend the presidential term and reinstate the Consultative Council, among other matters, parliamentary sources told Al-Monitor.

Speaking to Al-Monitor in person and over the phone, multiple sources affirmed that the largest parliamentary bloc, the Egypt Support Coalition, discussed these potential amendments in a meeting at its headquarters Feb. 2, before their discussion in parliament.

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