Haaretz, Jul. 12, 2016

The report by Bloomberg news Monday, according to which a former senior Israeli official said that Israel has conducted numerous drone attacks on militants in Sinai with Egypt’s blessing, ended the lengthy radio silence observed by both countries.

[...] The Netanyahu government won the Egyptian generals’ favor in the summer of 2013, when it helped persuade the Obama administration not to officially declare what was clear to everyone — that former President Mohamed Morsi had been overthrown in a military coup, which ostensibly obligated the halting of U.S. financial aid to Egypt [....]

But it seems that the chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, MK Avi Dichter (Likud), was correct in his claim Monday that Egypt couldn’t care less about peace talks with the Palestinians.


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