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Egypt agrees to Abbas plan to assume control over border
Egypt has agreed to  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's plan to assume control of  Gaza's crossing with Egypt, excluding Hamas Islamists who rule the territory, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said on Sunday.

 

 

"It was agreed with Egypt that the way to end the border crisis is by implementing the 2005 border agreement and the  renewed control of the Palestinian presidential guards of the Rafah crossing," Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki  told Reuters from Cairo.(Reuters)