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Egyptians want only a cold peace with Israel, survey shows (TIMES OF ISRAEL) By GEORGE POTTER 05/21/12)Source: http://www.timesofisrael.com/only-18-of-egyptians-want-war-with-israel-75-prefer-peace/ TIMES OF ISRAEL TIMES OF ISRAEL Articles-Index-TopPublishers-Index-Top
Begin Heritage Center poll examines Egyptian attitudes to present and future relations with Jerusalem

Egyptians want to maintain peaceful relations with Israel, but they also want those relations to be cold, a new survey shows.

As the Egyptian people ready themselves to choose new leadership, and following the Arab Spring, the survey by Jerusalemís Menachem Begin Heritage Center found that 75% of respondents prefer peace with Israel ó although 18% prefer war.

The poll, reported on Channel 2 on Monday night, also found 93% of Egyptians believe that the peace with Israel is a cold one, and that 80% want it to remain that way.

According to the report, a slight majority of 56% believe it is important to continue with the established peace treaty. (© 2012 THE TIMES OF ISRAEL 05/21/12)


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