Noam Chomsky in interview with Mehr News Agency spoke about Iran-Egypt relations and whether diplomatic relations could be expected. He said "On the establishment of political relations between countries like Egypt and Iran which have not have had relations for a long time, first each side's concerns regarding the other must be considered.”
He added "Iran and Egypt hold different interpretations of the political Islam and terrorism.”
"First of all it should be seen what perspectives the two sides have of each other and what actions they take to eliminate diverging factors,” Chomsky believed.
He said that in the wake of Mubarak's fall and Muslim Brotherhood's rise to power hopes amplified as to the resumption of political relationships between the two countries.
He added "Although there are signs of improvement in relationships, it does not seem logical to believe that all issues and problems of the two sides are solved soon.”
He stated "I don't think that the two sides could launch political relations by the end of Ahmadinejad's administration. Therefore we should not expect Ahmadinejad to make a great change in Iran-Egypt relationships prior to the end of his administration.”