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Israel agrees to lift sea blockade — Hamas

Sources in Hamas say Israel has agreed to remove its sea blockade and open crossings to Egypt, Army Radio reports.

The sources say that in the course of the Cairo negotiations, the Israeli team has expressed willingness to expand the Gaza fishing zone.

The Israeli negotiators asked to delay discussions on building an airport and port in the Gaza Strip, but the Hamas officials refused, the sources say.

Israeli officials decline to comment on the report.

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