Egypt Rejects CNN Claims of Sabotaging Ceasefire Talks


Egypt’s State Information Service (SIS) has firmly rejected allegations published by CNN that it sabotaged ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas. Diaa Rashwan, head of SIS, denounced the article titled “Egypt Changed Terms of Gaza Ceasefire Deal” as baseless and lacking in credible sources, claiming it was contrary to international journalistic standards. Rashwan condemned the article, asserting it aims to distort Egypt’s significant role in ceasefire negotiations in Gaza since the start of Israel’s war on Gaza in October 2023. The head of the SIS further challenged CNN to provide specific official American or Israeli sources for its claims that Egypt had sabotaged ceasefire talks. He emphasized the importance of accuracy in reporting on sensitive issues and criticized the reliance on unnamed “informed sources.” Rashwan further stated that Egypt categorically rejects the allegations and that the SIS had sent an official letter to CNN demanding an immediate publication of Egypt’s response.  CNN, as Rashwan confirmed, updated the article with the SIS’ response, but has otherwise not taken down the story. Egypt’s Role Undermined In a statement, Rashwan explained that Egypt’s mediation role was undertaken at the repeated requests of Israel…

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