Egypt: Syria pressured Hamas not to free Shalit

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 15, 2006 09:25

Hamas political bureau head Khaled Mashaal has asked Egypt to renew its mediation role in prisoner exchange negotiations with Israel, Al-Hayat reported Sunday morning. The London paper cited Egyptian sources as saying that Syrian pressure on Hamas had so far prevented a deal that would bring about Gilad Shalit's release.


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