Zahar to Egypt: Open Rafah Crossing to goods, vehicles

February 14, 2011 12:37

Hamas leader in Gaza Mahmoud al-Zahar called on Egypt to provide electricity and water to the Gaza Strip and to open the Rafah Crossing to allow free movement of goods and vehicles to and from the territory , Israel Radio reported on Monday.

Zahar said Egypt should open for renegotiation its peace treaty with Israel so that it would be allowed to deploy troops throughout Sinai.

He referred to the armed international presence in Sinai under the treaty as well as Egypt selling it's natural gas to Israel , as "injustices" done to the Egyptian people.

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