Egypt Foreign Minister Heads to Israel For Rare Visit

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks on the phone after the second working session of the European Union - Africa Summit on Migration at the Meditterranean Conference Center, on November 12, 2015 in La Valletta. EU leaders attending a summit with their African counterparts today approved a 1.8-billion-euro trust fund …
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Cairo (AFP) – Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry was heading to Israel on Sunday for a rare visit in which he is to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his office said.

Shoukry would hold “lengthy talks” with Netanyahu focusing on reviving the peace process with the Palestinians, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.

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