Israel Talks Talks Continue, Netanyahu Meets Families of Captured Soldiers in Gaza News

The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation said – today Wednesday – that secret talks between Israel and the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) are continuing, reaching an agreement on a prisoner exchange and a ceasefire, while focusing on the return of displaced people to northern Gaza. Undressing.

This comes a day after Israeli media reported on Tuesday that the talks had reached an impasse and that Tel Aviv had recalled its negotiating team from the Qatari capital Doha.

Citing unnamed Israeli sources, the Broadcasting Authority said, “Despite Hamas' negative response to a proposal regarding a prisoner exchange deal, negotiations with the movement continue.”

A senior Israeli official said the US was in regular contact with Egyptian and Qatari mediators.

An informed foreign source – which the commission did not name – said the main point of disagreement revolves around the return of displaced people to the northern Gaza Strip, but a solution is still possible.

The bombardment forced about two million Palestinians from their enclaves in the Gaza Strip, home to about 2.3 million people under a 17-year siege by Israel, under devastating conditions.

According to an informed Israeli source, it is possible to reach a compromise regarding the return of the displaced, but Israeli representatives are not authorized to resolve the issue.

Yesterday, Tuesday, Qatar clarified that negotiations between the parties are still ongoing at the level of technical groups and that there is no timetable for negotiations.

Last Monday, Hamas blamed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the failure of the talks and said it had told mediators it would stick to the vision it laid out on March 14.

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This vision includes 4 main points: a comprehensive cease-fire, the withdrawal of the Israeli army from the Gaza Strip, the return of the displaced, and a genuine exchange of prisoners.

Netanyahu met with the families of the prisoners

Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Wednesday that Netanyahu will meet the families of captured Israeli soldiers detained in Gaza for the first time since the war began.

Israel estimates that about 134 prisoners are being held in Gaza, 70 of whom Hamas has reported killed in random Israeli attacks, while Israel holds at least 9,000 Palestinians in prisons.

A ceasefire between Hamas and Israel – with Qatari-Egyptian-US mediation – was reached a week ago from November 24 to December 1, 2023, with prisoner exchanges and very limited humanitarian aid being brought into Gaza.

Since October 7, 2023, Israel has been waging a devastating war on Gaza, leaving tens of thousands of civilians martyred and wounded, most of them children and women, and massive destruction and famine taking the lives of children and the elderly. Palestinian and UN

Israel continues the war despite a UN Security Council resolution last Monday calling for an immediate ceasefire during Ramadan. Genocide.

Evidence : Israeli press + Anatolia Agency

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