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Mubarak promises continued democratic reforms in Egypt

[JURIST] Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak [official profile; BBC profile] said Monday that he will continue with democratic reforms in Egypt and pledged to work with opposition to move "forward on the path of democracy." Mubarak's address to parliament follows several weeks of parliamentary elections, which were marred by violence and allegations of bribery, coercion, and forgery [JURIST report]. Mubarak admitted the election process was flawed [JURIST report] last week and called for an official review of polling procedures. Mubarak told the newly-elected members of parliament Monday that despite the problems, they had a duty to fulfill the wishes of voters. AP has more.

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