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Morsi Wants Peace Pact Changes on Sinai

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is considering calls to amending the Camp David Accords in order to ensure his country’s “full sovereignty” over the Sinai Peninsula, his legal adviser, Mohammed Gadallah told Al-Masry Al-Youm in a report published on Tuesday.

The Egyptian Air Force last week struck terrorist targets in Sinai, killing at least 20 suspected militants, in its first attack on the peninsula since 1973.

The air strikes on positions in the town of Sheikh Zouaid followed the deaths of 16 border guards the week before in an attack blamed partly on Palestinian militants. Dozens of soldiers and some 30 tanks were deployed to the area as well.

The deployment of military planes and helicopters in the region must be coordinated with Israel, and the Egyptian media reported that such coordination was indeed carried out. Egypt announced on the evening of the attack that it intended to preserve its political agreements with Israel.

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