Egyptian Foreign Minister's Visit an Encouraging Step

(Jerusalem Post) Zvi Mazel - The visit to Israel of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry on Sunday is an encouraging, significant step. The visit is intended to show the world - and especially the Arab world - that Egypt is reclaiming its leading position in the Middle East. The country is now relatively stable: economic growth in 2015 was 4.2%, and similar numbers are expected for the current year. Shoukry's visit also testifies to the resurgence of the pragmatic alliance comprised of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and Jordan to fight Islamic terrorism and Iranian subversive attempts. The writer served as Israel's Ambassador to Egypt, Sweden, and Romania.

2016-07-11 00:00:00

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