Thursday, July 4, 2013

Israeli Reactions To The Coup In Egypt

Israel Keeps Low-Profile On Egypt Crisis, Focuses On Security Concerns -- Haaretz

Netanyahu orders ministers not to release public statements or grant interviews on the matter; Israeli MK Ben Eliezer, however, praises army for deposing Morsi and blasts the ousted president as a power-hungry opportunist.

Israel is keeping a low profile in the wake of the Egyptian upheaval that ousted President Mohammed Morsi this week, and has not released an official statement on the matter.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed his cabinet ministers not to grant any interviews or express their own opinions in any public forum, so long as the regime in Cairo remains unstable.

Following news that Chief Justice Adli Mansour would be appointed interim president, however, Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz was the first Israeli official to release a statement to the public on the matter.

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More News On Israeli Reactions To The Coup In Egypt

Israeli government tight-lipped as events unfold in Egypt -- Washington Post
Israel Warily Watches Egypt Turmoil -- Wall Street Journal
Israel keeping wary eye on Egypt unrest -- France 24
Israel silent after overthrow of Egypt's Morsi -- Ahram Online/AFP
Israel keeps wary eye on Egypt -- USA Today
Israel wary of Egyptian crisis after Morsi's ouster -- Zee News
Concerned but quiet, Israel watches Egypt with an anxious eye -- Jerusalem Post
Former Israeli envoy in Cairo: Egypt's problems are chronic disease -- Haaretz/DPA
'Arab Spring is not over yet': Israel watches Egypt warily -- NBC
Israel Fears Terror Takeover in Sinai -- Yeshiva World
Israel ups alert on border with Egypt after Morsi ouster -- APA

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