Egypt Independent

German diplomat denied entry to Hurghada



Hurghada Airport authorities denied on Friday the entry of a German diplomat coming from Amman Airport with a diplomatic passport but without an entry visa to Egypt.

The German diplomat, named Joseph Martin, is undersecretary of the German Embassy in Israel and arrived in Hurghada for tourism.

The airport authorities called Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Passport Affairs Ashraf Mounir who ordered to apply the principle of reciprocity on the German diplomat who was deported.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm