Ex-minister reveals Mubarak’s feeling towards Syria, Libya
Friday, 25 April 2014
In the fifth episode of “Political Memoirs”, former Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmad Aboul Gheit, the last foreign minister under Husni Mubarak, discusses Cairo's relation with Syria and Libya. Gheit reveals Mubarak’s feelings towards Syria after it withheld information regarding the nature of talks it had with Israel in 1994 and 1995 and the background of the war Israel launched on Hezbollah in July 2006. Gheit also discloses the meetings he had with regional and international players over the 2008 Gaza War.
Political Memoirs is a weekly program that hosts prominent former politicians from across the Arab world, creating a platform for sharing history from different points of view. Each show focuses on a single event, illustrating how guests’ memories can diverge from the objective ‘truth’ of the recorded history.