The Canadian Press

2015-04-02 | Egypt Cda Al Jazeera

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Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson is explaining away the latest setback for a Canadian journalist awaiting trial in Egypt. In a heated exchange with New Democrat MP Paul Dewar, Nicholson told a Commons committee that Mohamed Fahmy can only get a new Canadian passport once Egyptian authorities give him the green light to travel. (Fahmy is on trial on widely-denounced terror charges. The 40-year-old's passport was seized by Egyptian authorities when he was first arrested in December 2013.)

Date: 2015-04-02
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I can afford the honourable member that's actually the minister of immigration is the one who I've got the one who issues passports in Canada that is actually nothing so hard >>


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