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Sinwar: Prisoner swap deal was possible months ago but Israel withdrew

Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar said in an Al Jazeera interview that talks between the terror group and Israel were being held several months ago regarding a possible prisoner swap deal.

 

"An opportunity to turn the talks into a deal arose, but Israel withdrew because it was not willing to pay the price," Sinwar claimed.

 

"In the past four months there have been no talks or breakthroughs on the matter," the Hamas leader added.

 


First published: 05.16.18, 21:05