Egypt’s foreign minister to meet Israeli counterpart in Cairo today
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will meet in Cairo on Sunday his Israeli counterpart, Gabi Ashkenazi, for talks, Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Saturday.
The ministry’s statement did not mention any further details.
Egypt is working with the United States and regional partners towards supporting a ceasefire agreement Cairo brokered between Israel and Palestine, buoyed in part by its long-standing relations with both sides.
Elsewhere, head of Egyptian general intelligence, Abbas Kamel is travelling to Israel and the Palestinian territories Sunday to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and Hamas officials.