Retired former Egyptian Defence Minister Field Marshal Tantawi receives a medal from Egyptian President Mursi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo

Retired former Egyptian Defence Minister Field Marshal Tantawi receives a medal from Egyptian President Mursi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo

Retired former Egyptian Defence Minister Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi (L) receives a medal from Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo August 14, 2012. Mursi was on Tuesday shown awarding medals to Tantawi and former Armed Forces Chief of Staff Sami Enan, both pushed into retirement this week, a move that stamped his authority over the once ruling military. Picture taken August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Egyptian Presidency/Handout (EGYPT – Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS