Saturday, May 27, 2006
The Egyptian sphinx lashes out at Washington Salon.com: "Mubarak criticized 'those who believed that pushing for reform in the region is capable in itself of imposing a real solution on the Palestinian issue and a settlement that ignores international law and the practical foundations of peace.' He continued, 'I have warned repeatedly against this, and have emphasized that the opposite is the truth.' He insisted that the Palestinian issue and the Arab-Israeli conflict remain the central issue for the security and stability of the Middle East. He said that a resolution of the Palestinian question will have an unlimited positive impact on all the other issues in the region. "