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Haniyeh discusses next steps in Gaza with Egypt, Qatar
Published Monday 01/09/2014 (updated) 02/09/2014 22:29
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Palestinians collect belongings next to the house of senior Hamas
official Mahmud al-Zahar after it was destroyed by an Israeli air
strike, on July 16, 2014, in Gaza City (AFP/File Mahmud Hams)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday urged Egyptian intelligence officials to hold Israel to the stipulations of the ceasefire agreement it signed to end hostilities in Gaza, a statement from Haniyeh's office said.

Haniyeh told Egyptian officials it would be necessary to follow up with Israel regarding unresolved issues. He added that the reconstruction of Gaza was a top priority.

The Egyptian officials told Haniyeh Egypt would continue its efforts to work out solutions for Gaza, the statement said.

Separately, Haniyeh telephoned Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, who said his country had made several arrangements for Gaza reconstruction.

Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip ended over seven weeks of fighting last Tuesday with a long-term ceasefire agreement in which Israel agreed to ease its siege on the coastal enclave and expand the fishing zone off its coast. Further negotiations regarding many other key unresolved issues were to take place in Egypt a month later.
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1 ) Tank Ki / EU
02/09/2014 14:22
Well done to Ismael Haniyeh for taking the initiative. Hamas & diplomacy work well, keep on as you are, get the international community to hold Israel to account!

2 ) UN / UNESCO
02/09/2014 15:17
Haniyeh negotiations with Cairo is another windows dressing of the palestinian terrorist activity in Sinai - just today palestinian terrorists murdered 11 Egyptian solders. Those terror acts speak for themselves - no wonder that Egyptian want and will keep border with Gaza closed and sealed for years to come. No one wants to have any business with palestinians, even their Egyptian brothers.
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