Egyptian officials summoned Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, Zvi Mazel, for discussions after an Israeli comedian’s impersonation of President Hosni Mubarak. Eli Yatzpan said he bears no ill will against Mubarak. Yatzpan also has imitated Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat as part of his routines.
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