Israeli officials: Ceasefire talks have broken down, Israeli troops will continue to launch attacks in Rafah

The ceasefire talks in the Gaza Strip held in the Egyptian capital Cairo have broken down, and the Israeli military will continue to launch attacks in the southern city of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

An Israeli official said on the 9th that the ceasefire talks in the Gaza Strip held in the Egyptian capital Cairo have broken down, and the Israeli military will continue to launch attacks in the southern city of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli official told Xinhua News Agency that the Israeli delegation had left Cairo on the same day. The official did not disclose whether the Israeli military would expand its offensive to more areas of Rafah.

According to a report by Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation on the 9th, indirect negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in Cairo have been suspended due to ongoing ground attacks by the Israeli military on Rafah. The report quoted a senior Israeli official as saying that Israel will continue its military actions in Rafah “as planned.”.

It is reported that the Israeli wartime cabinet will hold a meeting on the night of the 9th to discuss the issue of launching military action against Rafah. On the same day, Xinhua News Agency reporters saw a large number of Israeli tanks and armored vehicles deployed in the Israeli border area near Rafah.

According to Cairo News Television on the 9th, representatives from Hamas, Israel, Qatar, and the United States left Egypt on the same day after the Gaza ceasefire negotiations reached a deadlock. The report quoted a senior Egyptian official who declined to be named as saying that the delegation participating in the negotiations in Cairo has left and some differences have not been resolved.

On the evening of the 9th, the Egyptian Presidential Office issued a statement stating that Egyptian President Cesi and United Nations Secretary General Guterres had a phone call that day, once again warning Israel that the military operation in Rafah would have a catastrophic impact, especially causing serious obstacles to the regular transportation of wounded and sick patients for treatment and providing humanitarian assistance to the region.

Hamas announced on the 6th that it agreed to the mediation proposal for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, but Israel stated that the conditions agreed upon by Hamas were far from their demands. Hamas, Israel, and relevant mediators will hold ceasefire talks in Cairo from the 7th. On the 7th, the Israeli military issued a report on the war situation, stating that Israeli ground forces launched an operation on the night of the 6th against the Rafah border and have taken control of the Gaza Strip side of the border. According to the Israeli military’s report on the war situation released on the 8th, the Israeli military continued to carry out targeted strikes in the eastern part of Rafah and carried out airstrikes on about 100 specific targets, killing about 30 Palestinian militants.

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