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Netanyahu Blocks Israeli Negotiators from Returning to Cairo for Ceasefire Talks

HeadlineFeb 15, 2024

Ceasefire talks in Egypt have broken down after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly blocked Israeli negotiators from returning to Cairo for follow-up talks to secure the release of Israeli hostages held in Gaza. In response, relatives of hostages have held protests outside the home of Netanyahu and other members of Israel’s war cabinet. In a statement, one group of relatives said, “This decision amounts in effect to sacrificing knowingly all of the hostages’ lives.”

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