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Submitted by Vince Emmer (United States), Aug 29, 2015 at 11:34

"Yes, Sisi's comments are stronger, but he is not a religious authority and, in all likelihood, they too will disappear without a trace."

Video of that speech has apparently disappeared from YouTube and MEMRI. I watched it and forwarded it many times. Can Middle East Forum direct me to a copy?

If indeed, that video is no longer available, the story behind its withdrawal would be fascinating. And telling.

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I see that the version I referenced, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POGpIt2U4s4&feature=youtu.be, still there.

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