Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received in Cairo Sunday UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly.
The resumption of the crossing came upon directives of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to facilitate the movement of Palestinian people stranded at the crossing.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi called, on Wednesday his Palestinian counterpart, president Mahmoud Abbas as they discussed the latest developments of the Palestinian cause and peacemaking process.
The crossing has been operating exceptionally since May 16 to receive the wounded and injured and humanitarian cases and bring in aid
The crossing starts re-operation as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
A team of Egyptian engineers had arrived in Gaza through Rafah Crossing to supervise reconstruction.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry made a phone call Sunday to his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid.
On September 9, many important events took place.
The second round was held in Ankara on September 7-8.
Shoukry also affirmed that settlement activities in all of the occupied Palestinian territories should be stopped.
The meeting aimed to discuss the latest developments in the Palestinian cause and the efforts made during the past period to work on re-engagement in the peace process.
The Norwegian Minister invited Shoukry to participate in a meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), which works on the delivery of international aid to Palestinians and the Palestinian Authority.
On Wednesday, Egypt reopened Rafah Crossing in the direction to Gaza allowing visiting Palestinians to return after its closure on Monday for technical reasons.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Sunday in Al Itihadiyah Palace Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Williams Burns.
Egypt’s Ambassador to Palestine Tareq Tayel assured Egypt’s firm stance in supporting the rights of the Palestinian people to end the occupation and establish their independent state.
The Rafah border crossing remained opened on Tuesday on both sides in accordance with the directives of the political leadership.
Medical and administrative teams are stationed for facilitating the passage of the injured and their escorts to hospitals for treatment, said sources at the crossing.
Egyptian authorities continued on Wednesday the exceptional opening of Rafah border crossing to let in stranded Palestinians and humanitarian cases on both sides, sources at the terminal said.
Meanwhile, the Israeli Supreme Court postponed its ruling regarding the evacuation of four Jerusalemite families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem.
Medical and administrative teams are stationed for facilitating the passage of humanitarian cases and their companions to hospitals for treatment, said sources at the crossing.