Hamas official: There are no Hamas training camps in Sinai

March 15, 2013 07:30

A senior Hamas official denied on Thursday reports that there are Hamas training camps in Sinai, Egyptian newspaper Ahram reported.

Reports in Egyptian and Israeli media said there are three training camp in northern Sinai.

"If this was true, the security bodies [in Egypt] would have called and asked for information about them, but this did not happen," Mahmoud Al-Zahar, a Gaza-based senior Hamas leader, told Egyptian state news agency MENA.

"Relations between Hamas and Egypt are better than ever before," he added.

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