US-Egyptian sources: An Israeli military messenger in Cairo

US and Egyptian sources in Washington and Cairo report the arrival in Cairo of an Israeli military official by private plane. He went straight into the negotiations for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Israel has not confirmed this report. The sources say Hamas is being difficult. DEBKAfile: Saturday, Israel rejected the efforts by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to broker a truce deal heavily weighted in favor of presenting Hamas as victor and rejecting Israeli terms.


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