WikiLeaks exposé: Israel tried to coordinate Gaza war with Abbas – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

In a June 2009 meeting between Defense Minister Ehud Barak and a U.S. congressional delegation, Barak claimed that the Israeli government “had consulted with Egypt and Fatah prior to Operation Cast Lead, asking if they were willing to assume control of Gaza once Israel defeated Hamas.””Not surprisingly,” Barak said in the meeting, Israel “received negative answers from both.”

via WikiLeaks exposé: Israel tried to coordinate Gaza war with Abbas – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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