Report: Egypt has asked Israel to stop military activity in Gaza

Al-Arabiya reported today (Monday) that during the Prime Minister’s meeting, Naftali Bennett, And the President of Egypt, ‘Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi, Egypt has asked Israel to cease its military operations in Gaza, and at the same time Egypt will work to stop the rocket launch. In addition, according to the report, Egypt also asked Israel for an opportunity to reach an agreement with Gaza.

The Arab television network also reported that a consultation had been held on easing restrictions on security prisoners, and that Egypt would sponsor negotiations between the parties and that progress was expected within weeks.

Meanwhile, in a meeting held today between Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Egyptian President al-Sisi, the two discussed a number of regional issues, according to a political source, who expanded and claimed that the issues revolved mainly around Iran’s aggression in the region and the Iranian nuclear project, the war in Libya and the crisis. Between Egypt and Ethiopia and dealing with global terrorist elements in our region.

According to the source, Bennett and al-Sisi also discussed a way to significantly expand the volume of trade between Israel and Egypt and expand the volume of tourism between the two countries. In addition, they discussed the situation in Gaza and the possibilities of preventing the intensification of Hamas by tightening control at the Rafah crossing. The two, according to the source, also talked to each other about the issue of Israeli prisoners in the Gaza Strip.

The meeting of Prime Minister Bennett is the first meeting of an Israeli Prime Minister to Egypt since 2011. At the end of the meeting, Bennett said: “An important and very good meeting, we have created an infrastructure for a deep connection to the way forward.”

Earlier, the Egyptian president said the two had discussed “ways and means to revive the peace process” between Israel and the Palestinians, along with a number of bilateral and regional issues. According to Arab media reports, Egypt has even offered Bennett an international peace conference.

Naftali Bennett, ‘Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi (Photo: Kobi Gideon, GPO)

Prime Minister Bennett spoke before taking off back to Israel: “I have just finished my first visit to the President of Egypt. The meeting was very important and very good. During the meeting, first and foremost, we created an infrastructure for a deep connection to the way forward.”

“We discussed a number of issues in the political, security, economic, and ways to deepen ties and strengthen the interests of our countries. Israel is opening up to the countries of the region, and the basis for this long recognition is peace between Israel and Egypt. Therefore, we must invest in strengthening That connection, and we did it today. “


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