Gaza truce negotiations resume in latest round of Cairo-mediated talks

Source: Madamasr

Author(s): Ahmad Shehada

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After a breakdown in mediation efforts last month, a four-day meeting between a Hamas delegation and Egypt’s General Intelligence Service (GIS) officials in Cairo concluded on Wednesday with a proposal to salvage a partial truceagreement with Israel.

Palestinian sources close to the talks tell Mada Masr that the terms of the truce aim to keep violence between Palestinian military factions and Israel to a minimum.

The deal also seeks to ease the siege on Gaza, in order to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid into the Strip under United Nations’ supervision, these sources add. Israel has long been adamant about preventing humanitarian campaigns from being handled by Palestinian factions.

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