May 31 (Reuters) – Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab state to sign a peace treaty with Israel, summoned the Israeli ambassador on Monday after Israeli forces attacked a convoy of aid ships headed to Gaza, state TV reported.
“Egypt summons the Israeli ambassador in Cairo following ‘Freedom Convoy’ events,” Nile TV reported in a brief headline without giving further details. Freedom Convoy was the name give to a group of aid ships.
The Israeli embassy in Cairo had no immediate comment about the report that Ambassador Itzhak Levanon had been summoned. (Writing by Marwa Awad)