Egypt's Brotherhood denies dialogue with US, Israel on Camp David Accords

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Egypt's Brotherhood denies dialogue with US, Israel on Camp David Accords (Photo: Al-Masry Al-Youm)

A Muslim Brotherhood member denied Thursday the existence of talks between its leaders and the United States or Israel regarding the Camp David Accords, the peace treaty signed between Egypt and Israel in the late 1970s.

There is a possibility that Egypt will review the treaty, said Mahmoud Hussein, a member of the Brotherhood's Guidance Bureau.

"All treaties are signed for the benefit of the people [of their signing countries], and the parliament, which represents the people, has the right to review any treaty,” Hussein told London-based newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat Saturday.

"The treaty was signed a long time ago, and like any other treaty it needs to be reconsidered. But this issue is up to the parliament," Hussein added.

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