Egypt's Foreign Minister to visit Gaza

 Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr
Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Amr Credit: Reuters

Egypt's Foreign Minister will visit Gaza tomorrow as the country tries to broker a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups.

The Egyptian government said:

"Mohamed Amr will head to Gaza accompanying an Arab ministerial delegation to express solidarity with the brave Palestinian people who are subjected to Israeli aggression for the sixth day in a row."

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