President Sisi to meet Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Sharm Al Shiekh

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Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 11:28 GMT

CAIRO – 13 September 2021: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi to meet, Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Sharm Al Shiekh city according to presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.

Both officials during the meeting are expected to discuss reviving peace process, latest regional and international developments and several bilateral issues between the two sides in various fields.

Last August Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service (GIS) Abbas Kamel met with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his national security advisor.

The meeting came as part of Kamel’s visit to the Palestinian and Israeli lands as per the directives of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, an official statement read.

The meeting discussed the Egyptian efforts to advance the peace process and the procedures to maintain de-escalation in all the Palestinian lands, the statement read.

The two sides also discussed the latest developments of the Egyptian-Israeli relations.

Late in May, Israel and the Gaza factions started a ceasefire proposed by Egypt after Israeli airstrikes and artillery fire killed 254 Palestinian people, including women and children.

The Gaza factions also fired rockets at Israeli lands in retaliation for the Israeli assaults against Palestinians in Jerusalem.

Sisi also in May announced allocating $500 million for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip.

On the first day of his May visit, Kamel met with Palestinian President Abbas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz.

Later, he inspected the proposed sites to begin the reconstruction initiative of Gaza strip and met with a number of leaders from Hamas.

 

 

 

 

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