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Hamas needs to “inflame” the area throughout Ramadan, Netanyahu says

Hamas is “not interested in an agreement,” says Benjamin Netanyahu Hamas is “not interested in an agreement,” says Benjamin Netanyahu

Hamas is “not interested in an agreement,” says Benjamin Netanyahu

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Hamas of getting no real interest in reaching an settlement on the discharge of hostages. Instead, the terrorist group needs to “inflame” the area on the expense of the residents of the Gaza Strip.

IIsrael has accused the novel Islamic group Hamas of blocking negotiations over an settlement to launch Israeli hostages. Israel stays in touch with mediators to “reduce differences and reach an agreement,” however Hamas seems to not have an interest on this, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's workplace stated on Saturday. Instead, the Palestinian group is attempting to additional inflame the temper within the area throughout the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Hamas is sticking to its stance “like someone who is not interested in an agreement,” the assertion continued. The Islamist group is as an alternative searching for to “inflame the region during Ramadan at the expense of the Palestinian residents of the Gaza Strip.”

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According to the Israeli authorities, the heads of the Israeli overseas intelligence company Mossad and the US overseas intelligence company CIA met on Friday to advance negotiations on an settlement to launch hostages held by Hamas.

Hamas is demanding a everlasting ceasefire, a whole withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Gaza Strip, the return of internally displaced individuals to their houses and the beginning of reconstruction within the Palestinian territory. Israel rejects this and likewise criticizes Hamas' failure at hand over an inventory of nonetheless alive hostages.

The drawback in negotiations is Hamas, says Blinken

The talks, which had been happening for weeks and had been mediated by the USA, Egypt and Qatar, had been damaged off on Thursday by Hamas on the grounds that the Israeli authorities's earlier solutions “did not meet the minimum requirements”. Many had hoped for such an settlement in order that extra assist might attain the Gaza Strip and Hamas hostages could possibly be launched. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated on Friday that the issue within the negotiations was Hamas. “The ball is in their court,” Blinken stated.

In addition, fears of an extra escalation throughout Ramadan had lately grown after Hamas chief Ismail Haniya, who lives in Qatar, known as on all Palestinians to flock to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem in the beginning of Ramadan. The Muslim fasting month begins on Monday or on Sunday night, relying on the sighting of the crescent moon.