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Lhe worldwide group continues to hope for an early finish to the battle. Qatari, American and Egyptian mediators referred to as on Israel and Palestinian Hamas to “finalize” a ceasefire settlement based mostly on the plan introduced by US President Joe Biden, within the eighth month of their struggle within the Gaza Strip . As mediators within the battle, “Qatar, the United States and Egypt jointly call on Hamas and Israel to finalize the agreement based on the principles outlined by President Joe Biden […]which brings together the demands of all parties,” said the three countries in a joint press release.

On Sunday, the United States assured that this plan “was an Israeli proposal. We expect, if Hamas agrees to the proposal as transmitted to it, (namely) an Israeli proposal, that Israel will say yes.” “We are awaiting an official response from Hamas,” added John Kirby.

In the Palestinian territory, Israeli bombings by air and land continued to target this Sunday the town of Rafah (south), which became the epicenter of the war triggered by an unprecedented attack by the Islamist movement Hamas against Israel on October 7. .

New three-step roadmap

Negotiations for a ceasefire were disrupted in early May when Israel launched ground operations in Rafah, in the south of the territory. US President Joe Biden said on Friday that Israel was proposing a new three-step road map towards a comprehensive ceasefire, with the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip.

READ ALSO What we all know concerning the plan proposed by Joe Biden on GazaAccording to the joint declaration of the three mediating international locations, the rules set out in Joe Biden's speech “made it possible to bring together the demands of all parties in an agreement that serves numerous interests”. “This agreement offers a roadmap for a permanent ceasefire and an end to the crisis,” she mentioned. The first part will include the Israeli withdrawal from densely populated areas of Gaza for a interval of six weeks. The finish of the preventing can be accompanied specifically by the discharge of sure hostages kidnapped through the Hamas assault on October 7 and held in Gaza, particularly ladies and the sick, and the discharge of Palestinians detained by Israel.

The outlines of part two of the plan can be negotiated through the six-week ceasefire, based on Joe Biden. In the occasion of profitable negotiations, the preventing would cease definitively and all hostages nonetheless held in Gaza would return dwelling, together with troopers. And Israeli forces would fully withdraw from the territory. For part three, an enormous plan to rebuild bomb-ravaged Gaza can be launched, with the help of the United States and the worldwide group.

Israel, nevertheless, appeared to mood expectations. “Israel's conditions for stopping the war have not changed,” Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu's workplace mentioned on Saturday, citing “the destruction of Hamas's navy and governmental capabilities, the discharge of all hostages and the peace of mind that Gaza will not pose a menace to Israel.