Israel Dismisses Egypt Spy Case as "Fabrication"

[Reuters/Ha'aretz] Israel's public security minister Avi Dichter said during a visit to Ottawa on Tuesday that there was no basis for Egypt's decision to charge a dual Egyptian-Canadian citizen with spying for Israel. "I talked with people in Israel who probably may know about this issue. I would summarize it in one word - nonsense....It's a fabrication," he said. Egypt has also charged three Israelis in absentia with spying.

2007-02-07 01:00:00

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