Official says Palestinian Delegation Won’t Accept Israeli Preconditioned-Ceasefire

Azzam al-Ahmad

CAIRO, August 10, 2014 (WAFA) – Head of the Palestinian delegation to Cairo for ceasefire talks, Azzam al-Ahmad, said on Sunday that the Palestinian delegation will not accept any Israeli preconditions for continuing negotiations on a ceasefire with the Israeli side.

Al-Ahmad said the delegation is due to meet with Egyptian Intelligence Chief General Mohamed Al-Tuhami, on Sunday to discuss the latest developments regarding a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Gaza, including lifting the siege imposed on Gaza.

“If it is confirmed that [the Israeli side] is not coming this Sunday, we will leave Cairo to consult with President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian leadership in this regard,” said al-Ahmad.

 

Source: WAFA