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Israel "will not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian Authority government that relies on Hamas, a terrorist organization that calls for the destruction of Israel.”
Sooner or later, this shiny package of a reconciliation is bound to fall apart, since it makes no sense.
“There should only be one authority, one weapon, one law, and one political program based on the Palestine Liberation Organization’s agenda."
Both the Hamas in Gaza and the PLO in Judea and Samaria have not held parliamentary elections in more than a decade, and it remains to be seen who would win such an election – should the PA government call one.
“There is no such thing as a moderate Hamas," he said. "They are not abandoning the notion of violence against Israel."
The move culminates several months of negotiations between Egyptian and Israeli security officials about securing the staff.
The meeting will be the second one under the coordination mechanism.
Apparently, the folks in Gaza can go without their refrigerators, as long as somebody does something about those pesky settlements.
The delegation includes representatives from the Ministries of Interior, Finance, Works, Economy and the Energy Authority.
Dahlan pledges to work with Egypt to gradually open the Rafah crossing ... and with "friends and nations to build a seaport and an airport" as well.
"Sometimes you have to hit a wall, feel the rift, in order to build a new bridge."
A ban has been in effect from May 24 to the current date, June 13, and is now also beginning to include sites that provide VPN services as well.
Egypt pledged to ease movement across the borders, “address humanitarian cases,” and supplying Gaza with electricity.
"Tonight we light up the @TelAviv Municipality with the flag of #Egypt. Those seeking peace will not rest until such horrific acts will end."
Both attacks were carried out by the Islamic State terrorist group against Coptic Christian churches on the holiday of Palm Sunday.
"We'll fight terrorism and 'other things.' We're gonna be friends for a long, long period of time."
A boost from Washington would go a long way towards giving El-Sisi extra validation at home and a stronger arm in the region.
Egypt's Pres. El-Sisi first spoke with U.S. Pres. Trump three days after he entered the White House.
Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak has already served his sentence on a separate case.