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There are new questions tonight over which direction Egypt might go under its newly elected president.
A live look -- -- square or actually some video from earlier in -- rear square in the capital city of Cairo.
Thousands of people gathering there after officials declared the Muslim Brotherhood candidate the winner of Egypt's first free presidential election in modern history.
But officials in the united -- of Israel are keeping close watch on the new administration they tell us.
After any rotting in news agency reported the president elect -- it in Egypt wants to restore diplomatic relations with Tehran.
The countries cut ties more than three decades ago after Egypt signed a priest a peace treaty with Israel.
Of course Israel shares a border with Egypt.
Today an aide to the president elect denied the Iran -- report.
And the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he -- he sees future cooperation with the Egypt.
But she -- -- correspondent Jonathan Hunt is with -- -- the United States welcoming this new president.
Was something of a dialogue with the US officials -- because they want to welcome democracy wherever it flowers and of course.
They have to do so even when that democratic process.
Doesn't necessarily bring about the most favorable result from our point of view so today on the one hand you have President Obama calling president more site.
To congratulate him on the other hand you have State Department officials.
In very carefully calibrated language but clearly ramping up the -- on the incoming president listen.
We want to see president elect more seat.
Take steps to advance national unity to upholding universal values to respect the rights of all egyptians particularly.
Women minorities Christians etc.
so you know they're out further steps that he can take this because -- -- -- because the messages that puts them.
Bottom line is a US officials will clearly judge president mall -- all on -- his words not on his religious affiliation.
But on his actions show.
You know it's really not clear yet how much power this new president is even gonna we'll know it's not and one thing is clear is that they Egyptian military which has been in control of the country.
Since Hosni Mubarak the previous president was -- -- -- is not going to give up all of its power off.
-- David what have already dissolved the Muslim Brotherhood controlled parliament.
And they don't appear in any mood to take orders from this new Muslim Brotherhood president so.
At worst he may end up finding himself simply a puppet president at best he may find himself in some sort of all would power sharing situation with the Egyptian military and while they might not ever publicly admitted.
That might be exactly what US officials -- professor Jonathan Hunt.
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