In a meeting Saturday between Egyptian and Palestinian delegations, a Palestinian delegation headed by Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal demanded Egypt ease the Gaza siege, adding that Israel must refrain from assassinating Hamas leaders in exchange for a ceasefire, according to PalToday.

Hamas also demanded that Egypt open the all crossings into Gaza, PalToday reported.

The Egyptian delegation was headed by Raafat Shehata, head of the Egyptian intelligence service.