Gaza media reported Sunday that an Israeli delegation was in Egypt to discuss the release of an Israeli citizen who was arrested in Sinai last weekend on charges of spying. Andrei Pashnichikov was arrested after taking photographs of security equipment, and has been in prison in Egypt for over a week.
The A-Risala newspaper, considered a mouthpiece for the Hamas terror group, said that the Israeli delegation has been in Egypt for two days, and are conducting negotiations for Pashnichikov’s return. So far, the report said, the Israelis have been unsuccessful, and his remand has been extended by another 15 days.
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