Syria’s ambassador leaves Cairo for Damascus ‚holiday‘

04.08.2011                      04.Aw-Elul, 5771

"Urlaub":

Syria's ambassador leaves Cairo for Damascus 'holiday'

Yusuf Ahmed informs the Egyptian Foreign Ministry he is leaving on holiday, following days of demonstrations outside the Syrian embassy in Cairo.

An embassy official on Wednesday described the departure for Damascus of Syria's ambassador to Cairo, Yusuf Ahmed, as an ordinary annual holiday.
"His departure has nothing to do with recent demonstrations outside the embassy," Syrian embassy spokesman Omar al-Erssan told the German Press Agency DPA….