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Israeli foreign minister meets Egyptian president in Cairo

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in another sign of strengthening bilateral ties.

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo Dec. 9. They discussed the Iranian threat, strengthening bilateral ties in various spheres and Egypt-mediated efforts to reach a long-term agreement between Israel and Hamas.

According to the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Lapid and Sisi spoke about the Iranian nuclear program, the Vienna talks and the threat to regional stability posed by Iranian support for armed proxy groups. They also discussed combating terror and measures taken by Israel to strengthen the Palestinian Authority.

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