An Israeli team landed in Cairo during the predawn hours on Thursday 3 Teves 5775 to engage in negotiations towards receiving the return of 22 bodies of IDF soldiers killed in wars between Israel and Egypt and their burial locations are unknown, the PA (Palestinian Authority) Maan news agency reports.
According to Egyptian sources, the delegation numbers five people and this is their first visit since the overthrow of former President Hosni Mubarak. Talks will surround the return of the remains of 16 bodies, soldiers killed in the 1973 Yom Kippur Way. Four others were killed in the 1967 Six Day War and two soldiers were killed in the war of attrition.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)