Fahmy told CBC News he met with the Canadian ambassador and Egyptian officials, who gave him assurances that they'll push for this case to be dealt with quickly. He said to CBC's Derek Stoffel that he and his lawyers believe deportation to Canada is still an option.
Fahmy said he still has no contact with anyone from the prime minister's office or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa. He said that he's spoken with opposition MPs about his case.
Fahmy was released on bail on Feb. 12 following more than a year in prison and says he is preparing for a lengthy legal battle.
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