Islamists will recognize constitution if 35 million participate in referendum

Muslim Brotherhood sources said the group would recognize the new constitution if more than 35 million citizens participated in the referendum and if 75 percent of the total vote was in favor.
The sources, which requested anonymity, said the Muslim Brotherhood is planning a campaign using global newspapers to mobilize international public opinion against the draft constitution.
Mona al-Qazaz, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood's London office said, “The [draft] constitution incites the existing power to finance campaigns of hatred against the Muslim Brotherhood.”
Chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party's Foreign Relation Committee Amr Darag said he has not specified his position yet with the referendum date so far off.
“Our position will not be different from the position of the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, and we will take a united stand through coordination,” Darag added.
Yasser Hamza, member of the Legal Committee of the Freedom and Justice Party, said the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy will convene to accept the constitution if it meets the same conditions specified above.  
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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