April 14, 2024

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Diplomatic efforts for a ceasefire in Gaza have intensified

The speaks A cease-fire agreement in the Gaza Strip would allow another exchange of hostages for Palestinian prisoners and allow more humanitarian aid to enter an area where hunger is already taking its toll in the north. They will resume tomorrow in Cairo. Amid significant international diplomatic efforts to bring closer terms between Israel and Hamas, EFE reports.

After intense engagement that led to mediators from Qatar, Egypt and Doha meeting the parties in Paris and Doha to agree on a draft agreement, the talks They will resume on Sunday in the Egyptian capital “with all sides”.

President Joe Biden said this week he was hopeful of an agreement reached by March 5 that would allow for a ceasefire during Ramadan.; And Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri warned yesterday that the start of the Muslim holy month, which falls between March 10 and 11 this year, is a “deadline date”.

Shukri traveled to Doha today to meet his Qatari counterpart, Mohammed bin Abd al-Rahman, to review “joint efforts”. Achieve an “inevitable cease-fire”.

Hamas sources confirmed to EFE that a delegation will travel to Cairo tomorrow, An Israeli negotiating team is also expected to attend. It has not formally confirmed its arrival, but has been leaked to the Hebrew media.

The draft agreement under discussion contemplates a A ceasefire of about six weeksIn exchange for a prisoner-to-prisoner exchange at a rate of one prisoner for every ten, Controversy has arisen in recent days over that ratio and the list of names on both sides. In principle, about 42 hostages will be released.

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