An Israeli delegation is expected to arrive in Cairo on March 2 as part of negotiations for a ceasefire-hostage release deal in the Gaza Strip, KAN reported citing Egyptian sources, Report informs referring to The Jerusalem Post.

According to the report, the Israeli delegation will present the names of the Palestinian hostages that Israel refuses to release and will demand to receive the list of hostages that will be included in the deal.

Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry, referring to the negotiations, noted: “We cannot say that we have reached an understanding in the negotiations between Israel and Hamas yet,” Maariv quoted him as saying.

Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al-Akhbar reported that Israel received warnings, according to which any delay of the discussions, “wastes time and delays reaching a ceasefire agreement before the beginning of the month of Ramadan.”