Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood deny reassuring US on Israel peace treaty

DPA, Friday 6 Jan 2012

MB Guidance Bureau member denies US spokesperson's claims that the Brotherhood had assured the US concerning Egypt's peace treaty with Israel, says treaty's fate will be decided upon by national referendum

Ibrahim Mounir
Muslim Brotherhood member Ibrahim Mounir (Photo: internet)

Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Bureau member Ibrahim Mounir denied on Friday his organisation had reassured Washington concerning Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel. Mounir told Iranian satellite channel El-Alam that the MB had previously explained that this issue would be proposed to the Egyptian nation in a referendum to decide upon its fate.

Mounir’s explanation came as a response to the statements made by US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland on Thursday claiming that the MB has reassured the US it would maintain the peace treaty with Israel.  

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