Israel, Egypt Hold Quiet Talks over New Gaza Policy

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - Israel and Egypt are carrying on discussions in Cairo that could lead to the further easing of restrictions on Gaza and prevent a swift rearming of Hamas, an Israeli government official confirmed on Thursday. An official said Israel had a keen interest in cultivating a serious dialogue with the new regime in Egypt. "If by moving forward on civilian issues in Gaza, we are able to strengthen the cease-fire there and engage the Egyptians in a positive way, then that, of course, would be advantageous."

2012-12-21 00:00:00

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