Netanyhau's office denies reports Israel holding meetings with Hamas

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 17, 2015 20:20

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office on Monday evening denied reports that Israel was holding meetings with the Hamas. 

A statement that the office released said that there were no direct or indirect talks using third parties between Israel and the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip.

With regard to recent reports that Israel and Turkey were holding talks aimed at normalizing relations, Netanyahu's office said that an agreement between the two nations was still far off. 


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