Israel, Egypt meet in effort to solidify Gaza truce

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted Egypt’s intelligence chief and sent Israel’s foreign minister to Cairo on Sunday, amid efforts to build on a ceasefire reached between Israel and Hamas a week ago that ended the worst violence in years. Egypt helped broker the truce that has held since May 21, a diplomatic success that thrust it into the spotlight, and is working with the United States and other regional partners to expand it into a more permanent ceasefire. Netanyahu said his meeting with Abbas Kamel in Jerusalem dealt with regional security issues and ways to pre…

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