Egyptian Lawmakers Urge U.S. to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

The Algemeiner reports: –  A delegation of Egyptian lawmakers traveling with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during his visit to Washington this week met with American lawmakers, including Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), to gather support for designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization in the US.

Hussein Wahdan, head of the Egyptian parliamentary delegation, said in a statement that the delegation met Cruz “to provide him with all the documents necessary to put Muslim Brotherhood on the US State Department’s list of terrorist organizations,” Egypt’s Ahram reported.

“In our meetings with US Congress officials, we did our best to expose the terrorist nature of the Muslim Brotherhood,” said Wahdan. “We agreed with Senator Ted Cruz that we should work together in the coming period to expose the crimes of the Muslim Brotherhood before American public opinion.”

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