Report: Hamas Willing to Extend Truce by Additional 4 Days

By Yoni Weiss

A Red Cross vehicle carrying hostages abducted by Hamas arrives at the Rafah border crossing, Tuesday night. (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

The Hamas terror group said on Wednesday morning that it was willing to release more hostages in a four-day extension of the agreement, according to a report by AFP.

The terror group also said they would be releasing more Russian nationals as a gesture to President Vladimir Putin.

The Cabinet met Tuesday night after negotiations to extend the agreement to bring about the release of hostages held by Hamas in exchange for a further period of truce ended in Qatar. The talks included Mossad chief David Barnea, CIA chief William Burns, and Egyptian Intelligence chief Abbas Kamel.

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