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Egyptian leaders scrapping diplomacy with protesters

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CAIRO — Egypt’s prime minister says the decision to clear two Muslim Brotherhood-led sit-ins is “irreversible.”

The announcement by Hazem el-Beblawi made on state television Wednesday comes after the presidency said diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve the standoff between the country’s military-backed interim government and the Brotherhood have failed.

Neither announcement said what the interim leadership’s next step would be, but hinted that a forceful breakup of the sit-ins may be imminent.

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