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Israel dismisses accusation of involvement in Egypt attack

Reuters

Posted on Aug. 6, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak near a burned Egyptian military on Aug. 6. Photo by REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak near a burned Egyptian military on Aug. 6. Photo by REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Israel on Monday dismissed a claim by Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood that it was in any way involved in a deadly attack on a police station in Sinai a day earlier in which 16 policemen were killed.

“Even the person who says this when he looks at himself in the mirror does not believe the nonsense he is uttering,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said.

The Muslim Brotherhood had said that the attack “can be attributed to Mossad”, referring to the Israeli intelligence agency.

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