why are Egyptian tanks in the Sinai in violation of the peace treaty?!
Israeli state officials expressed concerns over the fact that Egypt failed to notify Israel about the deployment of tanks in Sinai – a move that clearly violates the peace treaty.
Earlier on Tuesday, state officials told Ynet that the problem can only be solved if the US intervenes and puts pressure on Cairo. “Netanyahu will need the Americans,” one state official said. “He’s got a beef with them. Things are getting more complicated by the minute.”
The US, on its part, was careful not to denounce Egypt’s move. “Without getting into our private diplomacy with one country or the other, I would make the general point that as the Egyptians work hard now to defeat terror and turn back other security threats in the Sinai, we’ve been supportive of those efforts,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Tuesday. Read more