Meeting with Israeli Labor Party leader Shimon Peres on Thursday, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Egypt would help with a withdrawal if Israel coordinated it with the Palestinian Authority, Ha’aretz reported. Egypt controlled the Gaza Strip before Israel captured it in the 1967 Six-Day War. Mubarak had invited Peres to Egypt.
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