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  Adar 20, 5768 , 26/02/08

Arabs Protest Israel Guest of Honor at Paris Book Fair

A delegation representing Egyptian and other Arab professional associations organized a march to the French embassy in Cairo to protest the selection of Israel by the Paris Book Fair as this year's Guest of Honor. The fair is to be held next month.

Representatives of 25 Egyptian and Arab professional associations also sent a letter to the French Foreign Ministry expressing their displeasure with the decision, according to the Al-Ahram newspaper.

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