Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Jan 4 '16 / EIPA Updates

Egypt has sent a new ambassador to Israel, a move Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said will lead to a further strengthening of ties between Cairo and Jerusalem. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi appointed Hazem Khairat, a veteran diplomat, to the post in June. “I welcome the re-stationing of an Egyptian ambassador to Israel, which will enable us to further strengthen relations with this important and central