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Egyptian military official warns to cut off the hands of Israel over Sinai


"We'll cut off the hands of any aggressor," SCAF member threatens; Israel responds by reiterating commitment to the peace treaty.

The remarks came in the wake of Israeli calls for a military operation in Sinai after Friday's attack on the Sinai border that killed an IDF soldier and wounded another.

In response, an Israeli government official on Monday reiterated Prime Minister Netanyahu's desire to maintain strong relations with Egypt, saying Israel's approach to dealings with Cairo
has "always been very measured and cautious, because we are committed to the peace treaty."


A member of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has warned that it would "cut off the hands" of any domestic or foreign aggressor in Sinai.

The official,who refused to be named, accused Israel of attempt

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Added: Sep-25-2012 Occurred On: Sep-25-2012
By: aydeo
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Tags: Egyptian military official, Cut off hands, Israel, Border attack
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