Sunday, December 11, 2011

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same: New Israeli ambassador to arrive on Monday

Al-Masry Al-Youm

"Israel's new ambassador to Egypt, Yaakov Amitai, will arrive in Cairo on Monday to succeed outgoing ambassador Yitzhak Levanon, who has completed his term, AFP reported on Saturday, citing sources from the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Levanon had left Cairo following an attack by dozens of protesters on the Israeli Embassy on 10 September.

Amitai was appointed to replace Levanon 10 months ago, according to a source from the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Amitai will present his credentials at a later date.

In mid-November, Levanon said farewell to his friends and colleagues in Cairo before retiring at the end of the month, according to an Israeli source......"

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