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Bennett meets with Egyptian, Emirati leaders on Iran, regional alliances

In his meetings yesterday and today in Sharm el-Sheikh with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett continued his efforts to establish a regional alliance against Iran and a new nuclear deal.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah a-Sisi, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed meet in Sharm el-Sheikh, March 22 2022

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had been preparing for today's trilateral summit with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed since his visit to the United Arab Emirates last December.

Bennett surprised the Israeli public March 5 when he showed up in Moscow in a bid to mediate between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Bennett also skipped publicity when he came to the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh to meet with Sisi and bin Zayed, once again to discuss mediation among other topics. Bennett arrived in the Sinai Peninsula yesterday for bilateral meetings before the trilateral meeting today.

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