February 1st, 2011
08:53 AM GMT
Egypt's newly appointed finance minister Samir Radwan has urged protesters trying to topple President Hosni Mubarak's regime not to risk the country's security and prosperity for short-term gain.
In an exclusive interview, Radwan told CNN's Richard Quest that he understood the protesters' grievances and said his priority was to show that the government was responsive to the "fair demands" of the people.
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