Egypt says Italy spat centers on its refusal to share phone records in Regeni probe

By REUTERS
April 9, 2016 19:38

 
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CAIRO - Egypt's diplomatic spat with Italy centers around its refusal to share phone records with Rome as part of an investigation into the killing of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, a senior Egyptian prosecutor said on Saturday.

"This demand goes against the constitution and the law and is a crime for anyone who does it and we told them that the public prosecution is doing this itself (looking at phone records) and will give you the results," Mustafa Suleiman told a news conference in Cairo.

Regeni disappeared in Cairo on Jan. 25, anniversary of the 2011 uprising, and his body was found dumped in a roadside ditch early the following month bearing signs of extensive torture.

Suleiman was part of a team of Egyptian investigators who returned on Friday from Rome, where they met with Italian counterparts to discuss the inquiry into Regeni's killing.

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