Here is Netanyahu's mission: management of Gaza and the top of UNRWA | EUROtoday

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has submitted a doc on the administration of Gaza after the warfare to the warfare cupboard for approval, with the purpose of putting in “local officials” not affiliated with terrorism to manage the Strip instead of Hamas. According to the plan offered by Netanyahu, after the warfare Israel ought to management safety in a demilitarized Gaza Strip and can have a task in civil affairs.

Netanyahu's insistence on an indefinite Israeli function in managing Gaza is at odds with US proposals for an autonomous Palestinian authorities that may ultimately govern each Gaza and the Israeli-occupied West Bank as a premise for statehood. The plan additionally requires the closure of the Palestinian refugee company UNRWA and its alternative with one other unspecified worldwide assist group. And he reiterates that Israel is decided to eradicate Hamas. The plan offers freedom of motion for the Israeli navy in Gaza and the West Bank after the warfare to thwart any safety threats, and says Israel will set up a buffer zone inside Gaza. The plan additionally requires Gaza to be ruled by native officers who “will not be identified with countries or entities that support terrorism.” It is unclear whether or not the Palestinians would settle for such “city manager” roles. Over the previous few many years, Israel has repeatedly tried and failed to ascertain hand-picked Palestinian native governing our bodies.

On the identical day, the Israeli authorities submitted to the Supreme Commission a plan for the development of three,300 new settler properties within the West Bank (see opening article). The PNA has already rejected Israel's post-war plan. “Gaza will only be part of the independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital and any plan to the contrary is doomed to failure,” mentioned Nabil Abu Rudeineh, spokesman for Palestinian chief Mahmoud Abbas. “The plans proposed by Netanyahu have only the objective of perpetuating Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories and aim to prevent the creation of a Palestinian state,” he concluded.

A ballot by the Israel Democracy Institute finds that almost all of Israeli residents – each Jews and Arabs – don’t imagine that an “absolute victory” within the warfare with Hamas in Gaza is feasible. 51% of Jewish and 77.5% of Israeli Arabs surveyed imagine there’s a low likelihood that the warfare will finish with such a victory.

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