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  9/13/2011, Elul 14, 5771

Report: Military Delegation Visits Cairo


A high-ranking Israeli military delegation met with senior Egyptian officials in Cairo on Monday, according to a Tuesday report by Al-Ahram.The semi-official Egyptian daily says the delegation was headed by General Amir Eshel, the head of the Israel Defense Forces' planning branch.

Egyptian sources say the delegation came to complete an investigation into the events of August 18th along the Israeli-Egyptian border, north of Eilat, where six Egyptian soldiers died in the aftermath of a terror attack which took the lives of eight Israelis.