New ambassador to Egypt officially begins his tenure

28.02.2012                      05.Adar. 5772

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New ambassador to Egypt officially begins his tenure

Yaakov Amitai submits credentials during ceremony in Cairo, speaks to Tantawi about importance of 1979 peace accords.

Yaacov Amitai, Israel’s new ambassador to Egypt, presented his credentials on Monday to Egyptian Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, three months after Yitzhak Levanon, the previous ambassador, left his post.
The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem issued a statement emphasizing that during the ceremony in Cairo, during which ambassadors from other countries also presented their credentials, “Hatikva” was played, along with the other national anthems….