The Israeli 10 TV Channel reported Monday that Israel is considering a deal to allow the establishment of a seaport in return for release of the four Israeli soldiers held by Hamas.
In the Israeli channel unveiled that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed a deal with the Cypriot leadership to establish a seaport for the Gaza Strip and lift the blockade in exchange for freeing Israeli soldiers held by Hamas.
Israel has asked the United States to include the deal as a part of its efforts to resolve the humanitarian problem in the Gaza Strip, the channel added.
Israel has imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007.
The Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, said it held four Israeli soldiers; two of them were taken prisoners during the last war on the Gaza Strip in 2014.
Source: Kuwait News Agency