Source retracts statement on Suleiman assassination attempt

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 5, 2011 16:32

The German diplomat who first said an assassination attempt was made on Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman has retracted his statement, CNN reported Saturday afternoon.

Wofgang Ischinger, host of the Munich Security Conference taking place Saturday in Germany told CNN he "was led to believe that we had a confirmed report but in fact we didn't."

The diplomat added that the information came from an "unsubstantiated source."


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