News 11 july — 12:15

At Egyptian event, Netanyahu says he wants to see a wider peace

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated Wednesday that he would keep an open mind to the soon-to-be released Trump peace plan, telling guests at an Egyptian embassy event that he wanted to see a wider peace in the region, The Times of israel reports.

Netanyahu and his wife Sara were attending a reception at the residence of Egyptian Ambassador Khaled Azmi in Tel Aviv marking Egypt’s national day, where he hailed the close cooperation that had developed between Israel and Egypt since the 1979 peace agreement between the two nations.

“We have a commitment to security. We are enjoying the prosperity and the peace between us and we would want to see a more encompassing peace,” he said.

“We are all waiting to see President Trump’s plan and we all need to keep an open heart and mind and examine the specific proposals that will be made,” Netanyahu said.

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