Worthy Christian News » Israel-Palestinian Conflict » Egypt seeks to advance own Israeli-Palestinian peace initiaitve
(Worthy News) - While France has pushing for an international peace summit in Paris in an effort to restart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, Egypt has been working behind the scenes on its own diplomatic initiative.
The last few days have seen significant diplomatic efforts led by Egypt designed to organize a summit between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. The latter, who intends to mediate between the two, is said to be planning the summit to take place in Cairo.
“I say to the Israelis and ask the Israeli leadership to allow the broadcast of this speech at least once or twice. There is a real opportunity for peace even if in the short term there is no real basis given the conditions in the region,” al-Sisi said on Egyptian television. [ ... Read More (Source) ]