Jul 11 '16 / EIPA Updates

For first time since 2007, Egyptian Foreign Minister visits Israel, highlighting warming ties between two governments Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for two hours in Jerusalem, prior to a dinner at Netanyahu’s official residence. Netanyahu said: “I welcome President al-Sisi’s recent offer of Egyptian leadership in efforts to advance peace with the Palestinians and a broader peace in our region.” He added: …

Jul 18 '14 / EIPA Updates

By Yossi Lempkowicz “If Hamas had accepted the Egyptian proposal, it could save the lives of at least 40 Palestinians,” said Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. “The parties that oppose the Egyptian cease-fire initiative bear responsibility for the Palestinian blood being shed,’ he declared in a briefing with local newspaper editors. Indirect talks took place in a Cairo hotel as Egyptian mediators attempted to broker a …