Egypt says not obliged to repay Israel for cut to gas supply

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Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Abdullah Ghorab said the country was not obliged to compensate Israel and Jordan for the non-delivery of gas after attacks on the pipeline to the two countries, in an interview published Thursday.

Ghorab was quoted by Egypt’s al-Shorouk newspaper as saying that Egypt was not bound to pay compensation because the explosions took place during a “state of emergency.” Officials in Israel and Jordan have not approached to him to inquire about the situation, he said.

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