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  אב 23, 5771 , 23/08/11

Al-Arabi Condemns Lowering of Israeli Flag in Cairo

Secretary-General Nabi Al-Arabi of the Arab League condemned, on Monday, the incident in which an Egyptian demonstrator removed the Israeli flag from the top of the Israeli embassy building in Cairo, according to a Tuesday morning report by Kol Yisrael government radio.

The former Egyptian foreign minister said nobody has the right to do such a thing and called it a violation of international law. At the same time, he said that Egypt had the right to expel the Israeli ambassador or cut off diplomatic relations with the Jewish state.

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