Egypt's Mursi in 'safe place', not charged yet: Ministry

CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Mursi is in a "safe place" following his overthrow by the military, a foreign ministry spokesman told reporters on Wednesday, adding that no charges had been levelled against him yet.

"Mursi is in a safe place, for his safety and he is being treated with dignity," Badr Abdelatty told reporters.

"He is not charged with anything up till now," he said.