Skip to comments.Egypt Says Gas Agreement 'Suspended, Not Cancelled'
Posted on 04/22/2012 9:45:34 PM PDT by Nachum
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A senior official in the Egyptian army said on Sunday the agreement of supply of gas between Egypt and Israel was not cancelled but only suspended.
According to a report on Army Radio, the official said that the suspension came about following a dispute regarding the transfer of funds.
Earlier, Channel 2 News reported that Egypt had informed Israel that it is unilaterally cancelling the agreement. The announcement was made to EMG, the firm that receives the gas from Egypt.
Egypts natural gas company declared, according to the Army Radio report, that the gas agreement was cancelled for business reasons and not political ones. According to the report, the company said that Israel had failed to honor its obligations under the contract and did not pay for the gas for months.
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Yeah, exactly. They’ll do a little bragging and fist waving about how they showed those “evil Jews”, then quietly resume deliveries in a few weeks.
Is this like being “a little bit pregnant”?
We’re not at war with you. We’ll just murder you at every opportunity. Don’t fight back. That makes it a war.
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“Egypt's ambassador to Israel and Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon discussed on Monday the termination of Cairo's agreement to supply natural gas to Israel.
During the meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem, Ambassador Yasser Reda, who was accompanied by his deputy, stressed that the Egyptian government was not behind the decision to nix the deal, adding that “it is a financial, not political matter.”
Are you making fun of the piece process again?
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