Egyptian lawmaker who met with Israeli envoy apologizes

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 4, 2016 19:04

The Egyptian lawmaker who was removed from parliament for warmly meeting the Israeli ambassador to Cairo has apologized for his actions.

An Egyptian television station aired footage of Tawfiq Okasha pleading with parliament officials to allow him to enter the plenum in Cairo just days after he was stripped of his status due to his publicized get-together with the Israeli envoy, Haim Koren.


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