Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Camp David treaty conditional on US aid, says FJP’s Essam el-Erian

Bikya Masr

"CAIRO: Egypt member of Parliament Essam el-Erian, a leading member of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, who heads the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, said that American aid to Egypt is “connected and conditioned” with the Camp David agreement, signed by Egypt and Israel under American auspices in 1979.

The MP said during a session at parliament, “US economic aid is part of the agreement and if the US administration decides to cut it, then Egypt has the full right to modify or withdraw from the peace treaty,” stressing that Egypt is the “only decision-maker in this regard and accepts no pressures from any parties.”......"

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