Wikileaks: Israel tried to plan Cast Lead with Egypt, PA

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November 29, 2010 13:21

 
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Israel tried to coordinate Operation Cast Lead with both Israel and the Palestinian Authroity, according to US documents released by Wikileaks on Sunday night.

The information was revealed by Defense Minister Ehud Barak, in a June 2009 telegram.

The document quoted then-deputy US ambassador Luis Moreno as saying that Barak had "explained that the GOI (government of Israel) had consulted with Egypt and Fatah prior to Operation Cast Lead, asking if they were willing to assume control of Gaza once Israel defeated Hamas."

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