Hamas did not present any new proposals in Cairo talks, say informed officials

Palestine

Published: 2024-02-23 17:18

Last Updated: 2024-05-18 15:44


Hamas did not present any new proposals in Cairo talks, say informed officials
Hamas did not present any new proposals in Cairo talks, say informed officials

Reuters quoted a Hamas official on Friday as saying that the movement has not presented any new proposals in the talks with the Egyptians.

The agency added, citing informed Palestinian officials about the negotiations, that Hamas has not changed its position in the latest effort to reach an agreement.

Hebrew newspaper "Yedioth Ahronoth" reported that the "Israeli" delegation in Paris says that Hamas still insists that the agreement must end with a complete withdrawal of “Israeli” forces from Gaza.

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that Hamas is ready to accept the release of 3,000 Palestinian prisoners from “Israeli” prisons, while keeping the captive soldiers until a permanent ceasefire agreement is reached.

Other information circulated among Hebrew media outlets indicates that negotiations are ongoing in Cairo to reach a ceasefire that includes the holy month of Ramadan, with the exchange of civilian prisoners (children, women, and the elderly) for a number of Palestinians, the withdrawal of the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) from city centers to the borders, and the entry of aid to the sector, especially in the north.

According to the information, the resistance insists on keeping conscripts, both men and women, and insists on the return of the displaced to the north.

On Friday, a new quadrilateral meeting will reportedly be held in Paris, including the head of American intelligence, William Burns, in addition to the head of Mossad, David Barnea, and the Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Mohammed Al Thani, and the head of Egyptian intelligence, Abbas Kamel, to discuss the details of the deal.

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