Friday, January 07, 2005

Rumor control: Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Thursday denied reports that Egypt had persuaded Iraqi Sunnis into participating in the upcoming elections, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported. Abul Gheit also denied reports that Egypt would send observers to Iraq to monitor the elections scheduled for Jan. 30, saying Egypt has no intentions to do so and Iraq has not made such a request, said the report. (XINHUA online)

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