“On the 39th anniversary of Sadat’s speech in Jerusalem, the two countries have never been closer, analysts say”

Egypt-Israel relations ‘at highest level’ in history
by Zena Tahhan
November 20, 2016

Almost four decades since former Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat extended a hand of peace to Israel, the two governments have reached “full partnership and unbreakable alliance”, analysts say. Although many Egyptians continue to regard Israel as a threat and sympathise with the Palestinian cause, the relationship between the two countries has become markedly explicit under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi…The alliance, analysts say, has been predicated on military and security cooperation, mainly with regard to the armed groups operating in the Israeli-occupied Gaza Strip and the Egyptian Sinai desert. READ MORE

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