Egypt Presses Hamas to Commit to a Truce with Israel and Pave the Way for Gaza's Reconstruction

(Al-Ahram-Egypt) Dina Ezzat - Egypt told Hamas this week it needs to commit to the frail truce Cairo managed to secure between it and Israel, an informed Egyptian official said. While Hamas has been responsive, said the official, it needs to carry on being so if Cairo is to continue to try and secure a sustainable truce with Israel and encourage the U.S. to go ahead with a reconstruction plan for Gaza. He warned that in the "unlikely scenario" the truce failed completely and Israel does launch strikes, "Egypt would not immediately side with Hamas."

2018-07-27 00:00:00

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