Israeli PM Netanyahu met Egypt's al-Sisi to discuss Gaza - report

14 August 2018

Israeli Prime Minister held a secret summit with Egyptian President in Egypt in May and they discussed the easing of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza, rehabilitation of its infrastructure and terms for a ceasefire , the report said.

Egypt and the United Nations have been trying to mediate a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas. The two had previously met in New York ahead of the United Nations General Assembly's meeting in September 2017.