Ashkenazi, whose trip to Cairo was the first such visit in 13 years, said he would discuss with Egyptian officials "establishing a permanent ceasefire with Hamas", along with ways to help rebuild Gaza.
Ahead of Sunday's talks, Ashkenazi said: "We will discuss establishing a permanent cease-fire with Hamas, a mechanism for providing humanitarian aid and the reconstruction of Gaza with a pivotal role played by the worldwide community".
The demonstration on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial came as a cease-fire that ended 11 days of intense fighting between Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip has held.
Egypt's foreign ministry confirmed Israel's top diplomat was visiting Cairo. She said that Hamas' indiscriminate rocketing during the conflict was also a clear violation of the rules of war.
At least 230 Palestinians were killed, including 65 children and 39 women, with 1,710 people wounded, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.
Rockets and other fire from Gaza claimed 12 lives in Israel, including one child and an Arab-Israeli teenager, an Israeli soldier, one Indian, and two Thai nationals, medics say.
According to the New York-based Fox News satellite channel, the protesters urged the U.S. administration not allow the weapons to go through in the wake of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
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Ashkenazi has also assured that the Benjamin Netanyahu-led government will also discuss the terms to repatriate the Israeli prisoners held by the Hamas group in Gaza.
The statement said Kamel was delegated by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to meet and hold talks with Netanyahu.
Egypt also announced the allocation of $500 million for the reconstruction of Gaza and opened many hospitals nationwide to receive injured Palestinians from Gaza.
- "Root causes" - The latest violent flare-up was sparked by increased tensions in Jerusalem, including over Israeli security forces cracking down on Palestinians inside the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site, which is also revered by Jews as the Temple Mount.
Bachelet, opening a special session of the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday, called at the request of Muslim countries, said she had seen no evidence that civilian buildings in Gaza hit by Israeli strikes were being used by for military purposes.
The UN High Commissioner for human rights spoke to the Human Rights Council, chronicling the "most significant escalation of hostilities since 2014" that left devastation and death in the Gaza Strip before a cease-fire last week.
Canada will provide $25 million to Palestinian civilians affected by a recent conflict with the Israelis in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.