Hamas, Islamic Jihad delegations arrive in Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials

A Hamas delegation led by the terror group’s chief Ismail Haniyeh left the Gaza Strip for Cairo on Sunday, the organization’s official website states.

The delegation will meet with Egyptian officials to discuss “a number of political matters, developments related to the Palestinian issue and bilateral relations,” the website adds.

A delegation from Palestinian Islamic Jihad headed by its leader Ziad al-Nakhala also arrived in Cairo today for talks with Egyptian officials, according to the Islamic Jihad-linked Palestine Today.

— Adam Rasgon

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh speaks to the press at the Rafah Border Crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip on September 19, 2017. (Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90)

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