Saturday, 17 February 2018 07:33 GMT
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Egypt calls on Israel to exercise self-restraint, end "revenge" policy

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Egypt called on Israel Tuesday to exercise restraint and stop "revenge" policy and collective punishment on the Palestinian people, and allow the Palestinian authority to tracking down culprits involved in killing of three settlers and bring them to justice



Egypt is monitoring the situation very closely, including the latest developments in the Palestinian territories through intensive contacts with all parties, regional and international players to protect the Palestinian people, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement



The statement added that the ministry is monitoring "the Israeli side carrying out reprisals against innocent Palestinian lives," which will increase tension only



Egypt also reiterated its stance and rejected all acts of violence that lead to the taking of civilian lives on both sides, stressing on the need to reach a just and comprehensive solution that ensures the establishment of a viable independent Palestinian state and East Jerusalem is its capital



Egypt also called on the need to return to the negotiating table in order to settle all issues


Egypt calls on Israel to exercise self-restraint, end "revenge" policy

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