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Died former leader of the «Muslim Brothers», who called Israel a «cancerous tumor»

On Friday, September 22, in Cairo died Mohammad Mehdi of AKEF, the former leader of the organization «Muslim brotherhood», reports i24news.

The past ten months, 89-year-old Mehdi of AKEF, who suffered from cancer, was in the hospital, where he was transferred from prison where he was serving a life sentence in 2013.

A former physical education teacher, joined the ranks of the «Muslim Brothers» in 40 years, he rose to the top of the hierarchical ladder of this organization in 2004-2010-m: in particular, under his leadership, «the Muslim brotherhood» has made a «historic breakthrough» in the 2005 elections, gaining 20 percent of the seats in the Egyptian Parliament.

In the same year Mehdi of AKEF called the Holocaust «fiction» and Israel a «cancerous tumor» in the Middle East, stating that in the event of coming to power, he will hold a referendum on the peace agreement with the Jewish state.

Died former leader of the «Muslim Brothers», who called Israel a «cancerous tumor» 23.09.2017

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