Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi ousted

Mohammed Morsi

Huffington Post – The Egyptian military has announced the removal of Mohammed Morsi as President, presenting a roadmap for reconciliation in the country.

In a televised statement today, Egyptian military chief Al-Sisi announced that the plan calls for the temporary suspension of the constitution and the institution of a technocrat government. The Chief Justice of the constitutional court will lead the country in the interim.

Tahrir Square, where thousands of people had gathered during the day, erupted in celebrations as soon as the news was announced.

According to the Associated Press, an aide to former President Mohammed Morsi said the Muslim Brotherhood leader has been moved to an undisclosed location.