Egypt has sent messages to Israel warning that an influx of refugees from Gaza to the Sinai Peninsula will endanger the peace agreement between Israel and Egypt.

Israel Hayom quoted one source as warning that Egypt's message was that "if even a single Palestinian refugee crosses - the peace agreement will be canceled." Another source told the site that the Egyptian message was softer, and said, "If even one Egyptian refugee crosses - the peace agreement will be suspended."

Both sources explained the harsh messages passed from Egypt to Israel with a mixture of anger and concern - anger at various statements and positions which recommended removing the Gazans from the Strip as a possible solution.

According to Israel Hayom, Egypt is worried about the passage of hundreds of thousands of refugees into Sinai, and that they may remain there. According to the source, no country will agree to such a large quantity of "Palestinian" refugees, and they will become "a permanent Egyptian problem," as one of the sources said. This worry stems from two main issues: Firstly, the Gazans will attempt to leave Gaza due to the worsening humanitarian conditions there. Secondly, the Gazans will attempt to escape due to fear of being harmed in the war.... Read More: Arutz-7