(BBC NEWS) Egypt's parliamentary speaker has sparked outrage online after praising Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's infrastructure projects.
Ali Abdel Aal made the comments while defending Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi development plans.
"Hitler had his mistakes, but what allowed him to expand eastward and westward was that he created a strong infrastructure," the speaker said.
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Mr Abdel Aal has since said his words were taken "out of context".