Hamas official says Israel, Hamas ‘too far apart’ for talks progress

The Palestinian envoy in emotional remarks to the UN Security Council on Monday said that the approval of a ceasefire resolution
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A Hamas official voiced pessimism┬áSunday that a new round of hostage and truce talks would lead to any breakthrough because the gap between the two sides’ positions was too wide.

“I doubt that there will be any progress in these negotiations because the positions are too far apart. (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu is not serious and not interested,” the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told AFP.


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