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April 17, 2000
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A U.S. Jewish group blasted Egypt for denying reports that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had offered to intercede on behalf of 13 Jews being tried in Iran amid accusations that they had spied for Israel. “Is this the Egyptian government’s true colors?” the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations said in a statement, adding that it is “time for Egypt to be held to account.”

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