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Hope that Israel could suspend Rafah incursion in Gaza

# Israel’s Foreign minister Israel Katz says a planned incursion into Rafah in Gaza could be suspended should a deal emerge for the release of Israeli hostages held by Hamas. International mediators are pushing for a ceasefire deal in the six months of fighting in Gaza and the release of Israeli hostages. Katz stresses the hostages remain their top priority. He confirmed a planned operation to eliminate Hamas battalions in Rafah would be suspended should a deal be reached.