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Four Israeli diplomats returned to Cairo after the evacuation of embassy staff earlier this month, Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram's English-language website reported Monday. The consul for state affairs and
Ambassador Yitzhak Levanon's deputy was the only diplomat who reportedly
remained in Cairo following the violent demonstration at the embassy
and Giza police headquarters where 3 people died and at least 1,000 were
Israeli officials and their families were flown back to Israel when Egyptian protesters breached a wall
surrounding the embassy and broke into an apartment housing mission
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The Al-Ahram report said that among the diplomats that flew back to the
Egyptian capital were "the consul, an adviser, the head of security, and
The report also said that it was unclear if the
diplomats were returning to the embassy in Giza or to an another
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said that Israel is committed to keeping the peace treat
y with both countries, which he said is in the interests of both countries. Herb Keinon contributed to this report.