Report: Hamas demands Egypt ease Gaza blockade

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 17, 2012 20:03

Senior Hamas officials on Saturday demanded Egypt ease the blockade on Gaza, as well as asking them to ensure Israel will stop assassinations of Hamas leaders, Palestinian news agency PalToday reported.

In a meeting Saturday between Egyptian and Palestinian delegations, a Palestinian delegation headed by Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal demanded Egypt ease the Gaza seige, adding that Israel must refrain from assassinating Hamas leaders in exchange for a ceasefire, according to PalToday.

Hamas also demanded that Egypt open the all crossings into Gaza, PalToday reported.

The Egyptian delegation was headed by Raafat Shehata, head of the Egyptian intelligence service.


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