The Ukrainian navy has demanded the release of all Ukrainian citizens held as POWs by Russia.
The US has provided around $1.3 billion in foreign assistance to Egypt annually since the 2017 fiscal year, according to a congressional research report.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett promised that he was personally committed to bringing captive Hisham al-Sayed back home.
Bennett told the Knesset on Monday he authorized a Mossad operation for the airman, who has been missing since 1986.
Amos Levitov was captured by the Egyptian military during the War of Attrition on July 5, 1970 and was considered a legendary pilot.
The POW-MIA flag was relocated by Trump in 2020 from a prominent position atop the White House to a spot on the South Lawn.