First Israeli FM official arrives in Cairo since revolution

Amira Dotan, head of the Middle East Department at Israel’s Foreign Ministry, arrived at Cairo International Airport on Wednesday for a five-hour visit, sources have told Ahram Online.

No further information on the visit is known. Dotan is a former Knesset member and ex-brigadier general in the Israeli military.

This is the first visit by an Israeli foreign ministry official to Egypt since the January 25 Revolution in 2011.