Report: Egyptian intelligence officials meet Mashaal in Damascus

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 8, 2009 05:28

 
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A delegation of Egyptian intelligence officials met with Syrian-based Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Damascus, Israel Radio reported overnight Tuesday. Citing Hamas television and Arab media reports, the radio station said the Egyptian officials met with the Hamas leader to discuss Palestinian reconciliation efforts. However, the station also cited a report claiming the major issue to be discussed in the meeting was captive IDF soldier Gilad Schalit. According to the unconfirmed report, Hamas has presented Egypt with a new list of 1,400 prisoners it demands Israel release in return for Schalit.

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