SARAJEVO / Cairo – The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented a protest note to the BiH Embassy in Cairo due to diplomatic scandal provoked by Bosnian Muslim member of the BiH Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic , who exposed a Muslim brotherhood symbol ( Rabia), in public.
Media does not specify where the provocation with the controversial symbol ” Rabia ” occured nor why has Izetbegovic shown the four – finger symbol in support of the opposition, who fights against General Sisi who deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi .
Republica Srpska officials: It is a first-rate diplomatic scandal – Mohammed Čengić , Bosnian Muslim Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy in Cairo, didn’t want to reveal details of the meeting in the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs” , Glas Srpske reports.
Referring to yesterday’s statement by the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Badr Abdulati , the daily reveals the warning from the Egyptian government that Izetbegovic ” should not interfere in the internal affairs of the (Egyptian) state.”
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The Egyptian Ministry didn’t announce when the incident happened , but the portal saff.ba and Egyptian media reported that it was on Monday, at a meeting with the Muslim Brotherhood dečegation, which was held at the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina .
After the meeting no press release was issued , though it is a practice of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina after all official meetings .
Because of similar incidents Turkey’s ambassador was expelled from the country .