'Egypt's view of Israel at low'

Report: Israeli ambassador complained about Egyptian attitude.

June 23, 2010 18:44

Pyramids (magneficent) 311. (photo credit: Ricardo Liberato)

The Israeli ambassador to Egypt, Yitzhak Levanon has sent a telegram to the foreign ministry in Jerusalem complaining about the attitude of the Egyptian authorities towards Israel, Army Radio reported on Wednesday.

According to the report he wrote that "the attitude of the Egyptian authorities towards us has reached such a low level it is hard to describe."
The ambassador is said to have suggested to the foreign ministry that Israel should treat the Egyptians in a similar fashion saying: "Perhaps that will change their negative attitude."

Army Radio said the foreign ministry told them that Israeli-Egyptian relations take place through normal channels and not via the media.

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