Middle East

Egypt's Morsi in 'safe place', not charged yet

Men hang portraits of Mohamed Morsi on a barricade in Cairo on July 7. Egypt's ousted president is in a "safe place" following his overthrow by the military, a foreign ministry spokesman told reporters on Wednesday, adding that no charges had been levelled against him yet.

Men hang portraits of Mohamed Morsi on a barricade in Cairo on July 7. Egypt's ousted president is in a "safe place" following his overthrow by the military, a foreign ministry spokesman told reporters on Wednesday, adding that no charges had been levelled against him yet.  (AFP)

Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi is in a "safe place" following his overthrow by the military, a foreign ministry spokesman told reporters on Wednesday, adding that no charges had been levelled against him yet.

"Morsi is in a safe place, for his safety and he is being treated with dignity," Badr Abdelatty told reporters.

"He is not charged with anything up till now," he said.

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