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February 13, 2012 5:04 pm

Muslim Brotherhood Talks Tough on U.S. Aid, Threatens Israel Peace Treaty

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The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) navigates off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, during the biennial, multinational exercise Bright Star 2009. Bright Star is a biennial exercise undertaken between Americna and Egyptian forces. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost/Reuters – US aid to Egypt is guaranteed by the Camp David Accords, and stopping it would be a violation of that treaty, a high-ranking Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker said Sunday.

Essam El-Erian, who also serves as chairman of the Egyptian parliament’s foreign affairs committee, said that should aid from Washington be cut, the Brotherhood would consider changing the terms of Egypt’s 1979 peace treaty with Israel.

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