Egypt Complains About Israel's Nuclear Arms Program

DEBKAfile Intelligence

January 17, 2006

Egyptian president Mubarak accused the West of turning a blind eye to Israel’s atomic program while making a fuss about Iran.

The charge was raised by Mubarak, according to an Egyptian official, in his talks with visiting US vice president Dick Cheney Monday amid deteriorating Washington-Cairo relations. Cheney continued later to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.