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  Sivan 19, 5777 , 13/06/17

Report: Egypt offers Hamas electricity for security

Egypt has offered to Hamas to supply electricity to the Gaza Strip and to ease restrictions at the Rafah crossing, according to the London-based pan-Arabic newspaper Ash-Sharq il-Awsat.

In return, Cairo wants the extradition of wanted persons, the tightening of security along the rest of the Gaza-Sinai border and a stop to arms smuggling into Sinai.

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