The truce proposal being negotiated between Israel and Hamas provides for the exchange of all Israeli hostages in the hands of the Islamist group in exchange for the release of 1,290 Palestinian captives in Israeli penitentiaries, Egyptian sources told the EFE news agency.

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“If Hamas’s approval is received, the document proposed by Egypt will be applied (…), which contains two stages; the first includes the release of civilian (hostage) prisoners, women and children, without exception, in exchange for the release of 990 Palestinian prisoners“the sources, who asked to remain anonymous due to the sensitivity of the matter, told EFE.

In this first phase, “the resistance (Hamas and other Palestinian groups) will identify 100 (of the 990 prisoners),” while “the displaced from the north” return to their homes and “the volume of aid entering the strip increases.” , they added.

They also indicated that in the second phase “the rest of those held by Hamas and other groups will be released in exchange for the release of 300 Palestinian prisoners.”

The same sources assured EFE that Egypt “continues its consultations with all interested parties to resolve controversial points,” without specifying, although they stressed that the contacts were developed in a “positive atmosphere.”

The Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar, close to the Shiite group Hezbollah, published this Wednesday a document that it stated was the “text of the proposal” delivered by Egypt to Hamas, on which the response of the Palestinian Islamist group is expected.

This proposal provides for the release of all Israeli hostages held in Gaza, including military personnel and the dead, in exchange for the Israeli withdrawal from the enclave and the beginning of its reconstructionaccording to the newspaper.

He also stressed that The initiative includes a pause in fighting in three phases, lasting 124 daysin which a cessation of military operations would be implemented in parallel with an increase in humanitarian aid for the Palestinians.

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