Amos Gilad returns from Egypt; meets with Barak, Olmert, Livni

Amos Gilad, the head of the Defense Ministry's Diplomatic- Security Bureau, returned to Israel on Thursday evening from Cairo, where he had discussed the Egyptian cease-fire proposal. Gilad was updating Defense Minister Ehud Barak with details of his meetings, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. Following the meeting with Barak, Gilad was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and senior officials of the Defense Establishment.