Thursday night was Egypt's first presidential debate ahead of the presidential elections slated for 23 and 24 May. The debate was hosted by Yosri Fouda and Mona al-Shazly, and was organized by Al-Masry Al-Youm, Al-Shorouk daily, Dream TV and OnTV. The first debate was conducted between presidential candidates Amr Moussa and Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh, who have been leading opinion polls in the last few weeks.
The following are live updates from Egypt's first presidential debate, starting at the bottom of the page. For more updates you can follow Egypt Independent's Twitter feed @EgyIndependent.
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