Egypt: FM Mourns Death of Makram Mohamed Ahmed

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry mourned the death of veteran Egyptian journalist Makram Mohamed Ahmed, who died Thursday aged 86.

Shoukry, in a statement Friday, condoled with Makram's family and all journalists and writers for his death.

"May his soul rest in peace," the statement read.

The Foreign Ministry said Makram was a model to follow in terms of national action, noting that he had greatly contributed to enriching the intellectual and journalistic life in Egypt and the Arab world.

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