They discussed ways to advance the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in order to lead to their resumption until a peace agreement is achieved.
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met this evening (Thursday), 4 November 2010, in his Tel Aviv office, with Egyptian Intelligence Minister Gen. Omar Suleiman.
The sides discussed ways to advance the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in order to lead to their resumption until a peace agreement is achieved.
Prime Minister Netanyahu emphasized Israel’s aspiration to achieve a peace agreement that would contribute to security, both for Israel and the entire region. Minister Suleiman expressed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s position, as well as his aspiration to achieve a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. The two men also discussed other regional issues.
The meeting lasted for approximately 1.5 hours and expressed the deep ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Mubarak and Minister Suleiman, and between the minister and Israeli diplomatic and security officials.
National Security Council Chairman Prof. Uzi Arad, the Prime Minister’s Military Secretary, Maj.-Gen. Yohanan Loaker, attorney Yitzhak Molcho, and senior Egyptian officials also attended the meeting.