He continued that “most political parties recognize the benefits and the value of the peace treaty,” listing security, the ability to concentrate on Egyptian economic development and avoiding armed conflict as among those benefits that a future government would recognize as well.
But he added, “That doesn’t preclude that there are areas of the relationship that might be revisited, that might be reformulated through mutual dialogue.”…
Robert Satloff, a Washington Institute for Near East Policy expert, who appeared in the same panel as Shukry Thursday, cautioned that it was important to note that the stance of the Muslim Brotherhood toward the treaty with Israel had some fudge room. He was referring to the notion that the Brotherhood could revisit the treaty with Israel should the Egyptian public demand it.
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