PM 'welcomes' Egypt's statement pledging to uphold peace

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, at Sunday's weekly cabinet meeting, welcomed an Egyptian military statement saying it would continue to honor its peace agreement with Israel.
"The peace agreement with Israel has stood for many years," the prime minister told his cabinet ministers. "During this period, all Egyptian governments have upheld and advanced it and we believe that it is the cornerstone of peace and stability, not only between two countries, but in the entire Middle East as well."