Gaza main crossing not to be opened, Egypt tells Israel

"We received assurances that Rafah crossing will not open until (Gilad) Shalit's case is solved," said a senior Israeli official.

Gaza main crossing not to be opened, Egypt tells Israel
Egypt told Israel on Tuesday that the Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt will remain closed until a deal on a captured Israeli soldier is reached, an Israeli official said.

"We received assurances that Rafah crossing will not open until (Gilad) Shalit's case is solved," said a senior Israeli official who took part in the meetings in Sharm el-Sheikh between Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Reuters
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