April 13, 2024

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Israel condemns more obstacles in negotiations for a ceasefire: “Hamas seeks to set fire to territory during Ramadan”

Israel condemns more obstacles in negotiations for a ceasefire: “Hamas seeks to set fire to territory during Ramadan”
134 Israeli hostages kidnapped in Gaza (Reuters)

Israel This Saturday he pointed out again Hamas For their demands in negotiations to reach a new one Armistice Before starting Ramadan and accused him of Seeks to escalate conflict In the holy month for Muslims.

“At this stage, Hamas is strengthening its position to block the deal and seeks to burn the Gaza Strip during Ramadan at the expense of Palestinians.“, they pointed out from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office about the terror group's interests.

For his part, Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman Daniel Hagari added. “Hamas is preventing a humanitarian ceasefire and the suffering of the people of Gaza continues to increase”.

Hagari condemned that “Hamas is preventing a humanitarian ceasefire and the suffering of the people of Gaza continues to increase” (EFE).

In recent weeks, Qatar, America And EgyptThe main mediators in the war have held repeated meetings with opposing sides to reach a new ceasefire that would temporarily halt attacks, allow the return of Israeli hostages, and allow more humanitarian aid to enter the enclave.

However, these talks have recently stalled requirements According to the opposing side, are “illusory” or unacceptable. Among them is a request for confirmation from Hamas Complete cessation of hostilities and the withdrawal of Israeli troops, which contradicted Netanyahu's statements that he would not stop until the war was won, implying the elimination of the group.

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Meanwhile, Tel Aviv is demanding list Militants are refusing to release the names of hostages who are still alive.

According to what has emerged so far, consensus has been reached on its duration. Six weeksAnd the number of citizens to be repatriated: 40 in exchange for 400 Palestinian prisoners.

So far, a six-week consensus has been reached on exchanging 40 hostages for 400 Palestinian prisoners (REUTERS).

However, even though the deal had already been rejected before the start of the holy month, the day before, Mossad chief David Barnia and his CIA counterpart Bill Burns held a meeting in which they continued. Exchange ideas and delve deeper into alternatives.

“Mossad head David Burnia met with CIA chief Bill Burns yesterday, Friday, March 8, as part of an ongoing effort to push for another deal on the return of abductees,” a statement noted. .

And this Sunday on A A new summit in Cairo It will “stress that communication and collaboration with intermediaries will continue at all times to bridge gaps and improve agreements.”

“Israel and Jerusalem can be very dangerous” If progress is not made in the next month, the president warned this week Joe Biden Al Aqsa Mosque, which has been the focus of violence during Ramadan for years, has been visited by thousands of worshipers.

Hamas has called for a general mobilization during Ramadan and fears of increased violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem (REUTERS)

In that sense, while these meetings will continue at the diplomatic level, the spokesperson said Al Qassam Brigades Hamas' armed wing called for a general mobilization of Palestinians “to confront the arrogance of the occupation on all battlefields.”

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“We call upon the masses of our nation General mobilization to face Professional arrogance On all battlefields. May the blessed month of Ramadan be an extension of our struggle and an extension of Operation 'Al Aqsa Flood'. (as Hamas named the October 7 attack), inside and outside Palestine,” he said last night. Abu Obedah.

(With information from AFP and EFE)