Egypt’s defence minister discusses Gaza developments with White House Mideast advisor

Ahram Online , Tuesday 23 Jan 2024

Egypt’s Minister of Defence and Military Production Mohamed Zaki discussed the latest developments in the Gaza Strip with the White House’s Middle East coordinator, Brett McGurk, and his accompanying delegation during a meeting in Cairo on Tuesday.

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The meeting addressed the current crisis in Gaza and its impact on security and stability in the Middle East region, according to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman.

The talks emphasized the importance of concerted efforts to calm the situation and preserve the lives of civilians, highlighting Egypt's active role in continuing to provide humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people, added the statement.

McGurk is currently in Cairo and will travel later to Doha in search of a deal to free the Israeli captives held by Hamas and secure a ceasefire in Gaza, according to US media.

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