Israel Withdraws Egypt Ambassador Over Security Fears

The Times of Israel reports: The Israeli ambassador to Egypt and his team were quietly returned to Israel several weeks ago due to security concerns, the Shin Bet security agency said Tuesday.

“Due to security concerns we have limited the return of the Foreign Ministry embassy team to Cairo,” the Shin Bet said in a terse statement following a report in the British Daily Telegraph report.

Ambassador David Govrin left at the end of last year and is now carrying out his duties from Jerusalem, although he hopes to return soon to Cairo, the report said.

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