UA source from the Egyptian secret services, who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter, indicated that the new round of talks will take place in Doha and not in Cairo, the location of previous consultations, and will include Egyptian and Qatari officials and a delegation from the Israeli Mossad , without the participation of the Islamist group Hamas.

To date, the Government of Qatar has not officially confirmed that talks will resume on Sunday in the country.

The Egyptian source close to the negotiations said that the Doha meeting will address the points of disagreement between the Palestinian and Israeli parties, but will not discuss all the points included in the agreement.

Israeli objections, he added, stem mainly from the desire for Hamas to reveal the names of the hostages and the death toll.

A Palestinian source in Cairo, also familiar with the talks, told EFE that Hamas’ updated project envisages three phases, instead of the two that had been communicated the previous day.

The first phase envisages an exchange in different stages and a temporary ceasefire lasting 42 days, which later, in the second phase, will become a permanent ceasefire.

The movement also offered, according to this source (the Palestinian group did not officially confirm the information), the release of 50 Palestinian prisoners for each living Israeli soldier. The informant did not provide further details about the remaining hostages.

With the start of the second phase, Hamas demands a permanent ceasefire before any exchange of soldiers.

Finally, in the third phase, the proposal includes the implementation of a comprehensive reconstruction of the Gaza Strip and the end of the siege.

Mediators will try to pressure the two sides to reach a ceasefire, which was expected to be reached before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which began last Monday.

The ongoing war was triggered by the attack by the Islamist group Hamas on Israeli soil, on October 7, which caused around 1,200 deaths and around a hundred and a half hostages, according to Israeli authorities.

In response, Israel launched a military offensive against the Gaza Strip that has killed more than 31,500 people to date, according to authorities in the enclave governed by Hamas since 2007.

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