Israel Assures Egypt of Advance Warning on Rafah Offensive

(Ynet News) Yossi Yehushua - Israel Security Agency Director Ronen Bar and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Herzi Halevii visited Cairo last week to assure Egyptian officials that they would not be caught by surprise by any Israeli action in Rafah, American officials said on Monday. They told the Egyptians that the war against Hamas cannot be completed without dealing with Rafah on the Egyptian border. Israel and Egypt must also coordinate the construction of an underground barrier along the border to prevent future smuggling of weapons to Hamas.

2024-02-27 00:00:00

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