Sisi meets Jewish leaders, praises Israeli cooperation in war on terror in Sinai

Sisi, who was in New York to address the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, lauded Israel and Egypt's smooth coordination to ensure a peaceful situation in the Sinai Peninsula.

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September 21, 2016 08:58
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Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi . (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi applauded the level of cooperation between Israel and Egypt in a closed-door meeting with Jewish leaders in New York on Tuesday.

Among those attended the meeting were representatives of Bnai Brith, American Jewish Committee, Conference of Presidents and World Jewish Congress as well as other leading US figures including military and political officials and US think tanks.

Sisi, who was in New York to address the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, lauded Israel and Egypt's smooth coordination to ensure a peaceful situation in the Sinai Peninsula.
Sisi urges Israel to end regional instability by making peace with the Palestinians

According to foreign reports, the Israeli Air Force is taking part in the attacks against ISIS in Sinai and the IDF's Military Intelligence Unit 8200 is assisting Egyptian forces to collect and decipher information about the terrorists there.

Sisi added that Egypt is on top of the terror situation in Sinai and praised the close cooperation of his country with the US and Israel in the battle against terror.

He also emphasized that Egypt is committed to getting the peace process going in different parts of the region, specifically between Israel and the Palestinians.


In his discussion with the Jewish leaders, he outlined his vision of Egypt in the future and emphasized his commitment to human rights and religious reforms. He also discussed Egyptian elections, and the high number of young people in parliament today.

In his speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Sisi urged Israel to take advantage of current opportunities to resume negotiations with the Palestinians.





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