Instead, he says Israel offered an airport in areas under its control, and that his country will review the proposal. The interview was published Monday. Israel and Egypt imposed an air, land and sea blockade of Gaza after the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power.
Qatar often serves as a mediator between the enemies. The energy-rich Gulf state also has overseen large reconstruction projects in the war-battered territory. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, declined comment.