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It's a 'Cold Peace' with Israel; Egypt Prohibits Full Normalization

Haisam Hassanein

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The Hill

March 25, 2018


On the anniversary of their landmark treaty, anti-Israel rhetoric and actions by the Egyptian government remain one of the biggest obstacles to further normalization.

On March 26, 1979, under the auspices of the United States, Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty. But the bilateral relationship has been characterized as a "cold peace." For the nearly four decades since, the two countries have exchanged ambassadors and coordinated on security and borders, but full "normalization" never occurred...

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