DEBKAfile: El-Sisi would like to see Herzog in Netanyahu cabinet
One of the messages Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry brought to his meeting with PM Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday was a wish voiced by President Abdel Fatteh El-Sisi to see opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog, Labor, co-opted to the Israeli government as foreign minister. This is disclosed by DEBKA file. He explained that Herzog in this post had a good chance of persuading Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to join a fresh round of peace talks with Israel. Our sources note that only rarely does a foreign leader interfere so bluntly in internal Israeli politics..