"He had very tough things to say about the United States," said Ben-Eliezer, a member of the Labor Party who has held talks with Mubarak on numerous occasions while serving in various Israeli coalition governments.Israel Matzav: Mubarak slams US in call to Ben Eliezer
Saturday, 12 February 2011
Egypt: Mubarak slams US ! Israel Matzav
In a call to Israeli MK Binyamin Ben Eliezer on Thursday night, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak slammed the United States' pursuit of democracy in the Middle East, warning that it would lead to Islamists taking over the region (viaDrudge). Mubarakresigned on Friday night, ceding power to Egypt's military. This is from the first link.The legislator, former cabinet minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, said on TV Friday that he came away from the 20-minute conversation on Thursday with the feeling the 82-year-old leader realized "it was the end of the Mubarak era".
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