In Jerusalem, New Envoys from Egypt and Jordan Recommit to Peace with Israel

(Times of Israel) Raphael Ahren - Ambassadors Ghassan Majali of Jordan and Khaled Azmi of Egypt presented their credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at his Jerusalem residence on Thursday, officially taking up their positions. Both envoys lauded the peace agreements with Israel. "Our peace treaty stands as a pillar of stability in the Middle East," Azmi said. Rivlin told him, "We have to find a way to let the Egyptian people understand us and know us, and for the Israeli people to understand you and know you." Referring to Jordan, Rivlin said, "I hope that we can find a way to let the whole Jordanian people understand that we are neighbors and we would like to live together. Because as all of us know - we are not doomed to live together. It's our destiny to live together."

2018-11-09 00:00:00

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