Former IAEA Director General Mohamed El-Baradei called Israel the “number one threat to the Middle East” because of its nuclear capabilities, during a meeting with Iran President Ahmadinejad in October 2009. (Right Perspective)
Egyptian news reported this week that the Iranian regime donated $7 million to Mohamed El-Baradei’s presidential campaign.
Planet Iran reported:
The Egyptian Newspaper Al Youm Al Sabeh reports: In a communication to the Attorney General of Egypt, Dr. Yasser Najib Abdel Mabboud, has accused Dr. Mohamed El-Baradei, former Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency and a candidate in the Egyptian presidential elections, of receiving funds exceeding $7 million (US) from Iran’s leadership as support for ‘political reform in Egypt’.
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Abdul Mabboud , a candidate of the National Party and who like El Baradei is also running for the Egyptian Presidential election, was informed of the Iranian leadership’s willingness to support ElBaradei financially via an Arab businessman living in Europe. The check in the amount of $ 7 million is said to be meant to cover the financial costs of the election campaign and the activities of the Front for Change.
According to the Egyptian newspaper, a meeting between the Arab businessmen who is said to be close to El Baradei and who has only identified by the initials A. E. and Iranian official took place in a hotel in Bucharest, the capital Romania.