Middle East, three-phase settlement: right here is Hamas' counterproposal | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

A 3-phase ceasefire plan, with a halt in combating for 135 days, or 4 and a half months. This is what the counter-proposal introduced by Hamas comprises, based on the draft seen by the broadcaster al-Jazeera.

In the primary 45 days, the counterproposal requires the discharge of all Israeli girls who’re prisoners within the Gaza Strip, in addition to males beneath 19, the aged and the sick. In trade, Israel will launch Palestinian girls and minors detained in Israeli prisons.

The second part of the settlement consists of the discharge of the remaining male hostages who’re nonetheless within the Gaza Strip, whereas the third part entails the handing over to the Israeli authorities of the our bodies of people that have been killed in the course of the combating within the Palestinian enclave. By the third part Hamas expects an settlement to be reached for a complete finish to the struggle. Hamas has specified that it desires the discharge of 1,500 Palestinian prisoners, 500 of whom will probably be chosen from amongst these sentenced to life imprisonment by the Israeli judiciary.