February 11, 2011
Emerson Brown, NPR
ADDITIONAL EXCERPTS ONLINE NOW AT THE NPR NEWS BLOG "THE TWO-WAY"
In the interview, ElBaradei also said "different contacts" have told him the Army is "not really coming in to take power but to save the country and move to democracy."
Regarding electing new leadership in Egypt, ElBaradei said: "The September election is too soon. We don't even have the right political parities. ... We don't want to rush into an election."
More details and quotes from the interview are available now at the NPR News blog "The Two-Way:" www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/02/11/133682481/elbaradei-its-the-greatest-day-of-my-life
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