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May 1, 2011 11:49 am

Egypt to Israel: Don’t Intervene With Gaza Border Opening

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Ynet – Egypt’s shifting foreign policy, including the decision to open the Egypt-Gaza border, embrace Hamas and upgrade relations with Iran, has Israel concerned that these recent moves may translate into new security threats, which may eventually undermining the peace between Jerusalem and Cairo.

“We are troubled by recent developments in Egypt,” a senior Israeli official told the Wall Street Journal. “These developments can affect Israel’s national security at a strategic level.”

But General Sami Hafez Anan, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, said that “Israel has no right to intervene in the decision about the Rafah border – it is an Egyptian-Palestinian matter.”

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