Meshaal arrives in Cairo for talks
Khaled Meshaal, the exiled leader of Palestinian movement Hamas, has arrived in Egypt for fresh talks on Palestinian unity, an airport official says, Press TV reported.
On Sunday, a delegation of Hamas leaders headed by Meshaal arrived in Egypt via the Rafah crossing from Gaza, AFP quoted a Cairo airport spokesman as saying.
Damascus-based Meshaal will meet Egyptian intelligence chief Omar Suleiman and "give an answer to Egypt's written proposals on reconciliation with Fatah," senior Hamas member Sami Abu Zuhri had said on Thursday.
"The reply will be serving the Egyptian efforts in ending the split and registering a true partnership in the Palestinian spectrum," said Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum.
Suleiman has played a key role in indirect negotiations between Hamas and Israel as well as between Hamas and Fatah, the party of Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas.
Egypt has twice postponed the scheduled date for the signature of a reconciliation agreement in Cairo because of continuing disagreements between the two Palestinian factions.