Muslim Brotherhood Official: "We do not recognize Israel at all!"

  • January 4, 2012

In an January 1, 2012, interview with the Arabic-language Al Hayat newspaper, Rashad Bayoumi, Deputy Chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood, vowed that his group would never recognize Israel. "We do not recognize Israel at all. It is a raping, occupying, criminal enemy entity. I shall never tolerate for myself to sit with a criminal and we shall not deal with Israel under any circumstances…The peace treaty absolutely does not obligate me and the people will give their opinion about this."

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