` Sisi meets with Military Leaders to tell them he is Resigning as Defence Minister to run for Presidency – Report ‘

#AceWorldNews – CAIRO – March 26 – Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was meeting military leaders Wednesday to tell them he was resigning as defence minister to run for the presidency, Reuters said, citing a report of the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper.

Sisi was expected to announce the decision in a statement to be broadcast, sources say. Sisi, 59, is popular among Egyptians who supported the army’s decision to remove President Mohamed Morsi from power one year into his term.

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