Egyptian defense minister: We're committed to Israel peace

February 6, 2013 08:58

Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah al-Sissi said Tuesday that his country is committed to its peace treaty with Israel, in a phone conversation with his US counterpart Leon Panetta.

The Egyptian minister "reiterated the Egyptian Armed Forces' commitment to the Peace Treaty with Israel, and underscored that his commitment that the Sinai will not be used as a base to threaten Israel," according to a Pentagon spokesman.

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