Egypt says two Canadians can leave
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Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 11:44
  
Toronto: Egypt's Foreign Ministry says a travel ban has been lifted for two Canadians who were barred from leaving Egypt following several weeks of imprisonment without charge.

The spokesman of Egypt's Foreign Ministry, Badr Abdel-Atty, said on Thursday the pair has been cleared to leave Egypt. He says prosecutors have ended their interrogation of the Canadians.

John Greyson, a filmmaker and professor, and Tarek Loubani, a physician, had checked in for a flight to Frankfurt, Germany last weekend, but were prevented from boarding after their names appeared on a "stop-list" issued by prosecutors.

The pair had just been released after being held without charges since August 16, when they were arrested while observing a pro-Morsi demonstration in Cairo.

PTI

First Published: Friday, October 11, 2013, 11:44


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