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Sisi says Muslim Brotherhood will cease to exist: Queen's University expert


Queen’s University Middle East expert Houchang Hassan-Yari is available to comment on Egypt’s former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s comments that the Muslim Brotherhood will not exist if he is elected president later this month.

The movement has been formally blacklisted as a terrorist organization and has been subject to an aggressive state-led crackdown.

Please note that Dr. Hassan-Yari (who speaks French, English and Farsi) wants to be identified in the media as a Middle East expert from Queen’s University and Royal Military College.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officer Anne Craig at 613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca or Rosie Hales at 613-533-6000 ext. 77513 or rosie.hales@queensu.ca at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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