Egypt reinstates Vatican ambassador
Egypt has announced that it is reinstating its ambassador to the Vatican after she was recalled over comments by Pope Benedict.
February 21, 2011
Ambassador Lamia Mekheimar will return to the Vatican on Wednesday in light of “positive messages” recently sent to Egypt by Vatican officials, Egypt’s foreign ministry said in a press statement, Monsters and Critics reports.
Mekheimar was recalled in January after a speech by the pope to foreign diplomats in which he called on governments in majority Muslim countries to increase efforts to protect their Christian populations.
Egypt reinstates ambassador to Vatican after diplomatic spat (Monsters and Critics)
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