Egypt FM: Renewal of our ties with Iran shouldn’t worry Israel

20.05.2011                      16.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 31 des Omer


Egypt FM: Renewal of our ties with Iran shouldn't worry Israel

Nabil Elaraby, who is known for his hard line regarding the Arab-Israeli conflict, says resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict is was the key to a regional peace agreement.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby, who has been named as the Arab League's next secretary general, reiterated a commitment to his country's peace treaty with Israel yesterday but said Egypt reserved the right to maintain an independent foreign policy.
Speaking to representatives of the Israeli Peace Initiative, a group promoting its own peace plan that has the backing of several prominent former Israeli security officials, academics and business leaders, Elaraby did not rule out the possibility that Egypt would reestablish diplomatic relations with Iran….