Egypt Disavows Threat to Recall Envoy to Israel
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Stephen Farrell, Isabel Kershner - August 22, 2011 - 12:00am

CAIRO — Egypt’s foreign minister, Mohammed Amr, said Monday that the plan to recall the nation’s ambassador to Israel “was never on the table,” confirming the government’s decision to disavow a threat that generated widespread popular support at home but brought the government under intense diplomatic pressure to back off.

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