’60 Minutes’ To Air Interview With Egyptian President Despite Calls To Block It

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Published on 4 Jan 2019, 15:23
According to a report by SFGate, on Sunday, '60 Minutes' plans to air an interview with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi which they claim the Egyptian government asked them not to run. CBS wrote in a post headlined, "The Interview Egypt’s Government Doesn’t Want On TV," “The 60 Minutes team was contacted by the Egyptian Ambassador shortly after and told the interview could not be aired. The interview will be broadcast on 60 Minutes, Sunday, January 6 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT on CBS." The Wrap reports that the interview contains questions regarding the rumored 60,000 political prisoners currently being held in Egypt.

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