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FILE - In this Thursday, July 4, 2013 file photo, Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour prepares to be sworn in as the nation's interim president. In a televised speech Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, says he is amending the country's transitional plan to allow for presidential elections before parliamentary polls. According to Egypt's new constitution, the presidential vote is to be held before the second half of April. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

FILE - In this Thursday, July 4, 2013 file photo, Egypt's chief justice Adly Mansour prepares to be sworn in as the nation's interim president. In a televised speech Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, Egypt's interim president, Adly Mansour, says he is amending the country's transitional plan to allow for presidential elections before parliamentary polls. According to Egypt's new constitution, the presidential vote is to be held before the second half of April. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

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