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My loyalty is to Sisi after God, says Egypt official

Egyptian Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal [File photo]
Egyptian Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal [File photo]

Egypt’s parliament speaker Ali Abdel Aal yesterday said that he was “loyal” to the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi his “patriotism.”

“I have been carrying love for this country [Egypt], I have not asked for international nationalities in the countries where I had lived and worked,” Abdel Aal told parliamentarians, adding that he was “loyal to Egypt.”

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“After God, my loyalty is also to President Sisi,” he continued, describing the Egyptian leader as “a fighter by nature, loyal, and faithful.”

Sisi took power in 2014 after a military coup, which overthrew the country’s first freely-elected president, Mohamed Morsi.

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