Report: Israel, Hamas in Egypt-mediated indirect talks

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February 15, 2013 20:17

 
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Israel and Hamas are conducting indirect negotiations with Egypt serving as mediator between the sides, Channel 2 reported on Friday

According to the report, the sides are discussing the possible opening of the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip to construction materials and other staple items.

Egyptian media reported Friday that an Israeli delegation met with Egyptian officials in Cairo on Thursday to discuss a number of regional security issues as well as the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

According to the Channel 2 report, the Israeli delegation's trip to Cairo was part of the indirect talks with Hamas.

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