Israeli Envoy Holds Ceasefire Talks in Egypt

November 18, 2012, Sunday // 07:27
Bulgaria: Israeli Envoy Holds Ceasefire Talks in Egypt
Tensions and violence between Israel and Hamas are escalating with both sides firing rockets at each other. Photo by EPA/BGNES

An Israeli envoy has held talks with Egyptian officials Sunday on a ceasefire in his country's offensive on Gaza.

Upon arrival at Cairo's international airport, the Israeli official was whisked away and taken to talks with Egyptian authorities, Egyptian security officials have said, as cited by international media.

The officials have not identified the Israeli envoy.

On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Israeli forces were ready to expand their now five-day old military operation against the Palestinian enclave.


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