A delegation from the Islamist movement in Egypt to discuss a truce in Gaza

talks – The truce offer put on the table in Egypt this Saturday includes a 40-day pause in the Israeli offensive in Gaza and the release of Palestinian prisoners in exchange for that of hostages kidnapped during the October 7 attack

Discuss a proposed truce agreement in the Gaza Strip with Israel. This is the program of the delegation of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which arrived this Saturday in Egypt.

In power in the Gaza Strip since 2007, Hamas indicated on Friday that the delegation would go to Cairo “in a positive spirit” on Saturday to “continue discussions” on the offer of a truce with Israel and “reach an agreement”. The delegation is led by Khalil al-Hayya, number two in Hamas’s political branch in Gaza, said a senior official of the Islamist movement.

A forty-day break in Gaza

After almost seven months of a devastating war and with Israel threatening to launch a ground operation in Rafah, the truce offer on the table includes a 40-day pause in the Israeli offensive in Gaza and the release of Palestinian prisoners against that of hostages kidnapped during the unprecedented Hamas attack on October 7 in southern Israel, which sparked the war.

According to the Axios website, the head of the CIA, William Burns, already arrived in the Egyptian capital on Friday evening, and a Source close to the negotiations declared that a Qatari technical team(…) Read more on 20minutes

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