US, mediators pressed Israel to send delegation to Cairo but Netanyahu refused — TV

The mediators of the negotiations between Israel and Hamas, chief among them the United States, pressed Israel to send a delegation to the talks that began today in Cairo, according to the the Kan public broadcaster.

The report says consultations were held in Israel about sending a delegation but the move was opposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who refused to send any Israeli officials to Cairo until Hamas officially responds to the latest proposal for a deal.

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