Arab League chief: Egypt-Israel peace treaty not as sacred as the Koran

27.08.2011                      27.Aw-Elul, 5771                       Reeh

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Arab League chief: Egypt-Israel peace treaty not as sacred as the Koran

Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby, says the 1979 peace treaty is 'not sacred,' and is subject to annulment or amendment if breached by either side.

The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Elaraby, told Al-Arabiya TV that the Egypt-Israel peace treaty is not as sacred as the Koran.
In an interview with Al-Arabiya TV, Elaraby, who served as Egypt's Foreign Minister before his appointment to the Arab League in July this year, said that if one of the sides breached the treaty, signed in 1979, the other side reserves the right to amend or annul it, according to an Israel Radio report….