Secretary General Nehhale held a press conference in Tehran, the capital of Iran, on the attacks launched by Israel on the Gaza Strip on August 5 and the ceasefire reached yesterday between Israel and the Islamic Jihad Movement, mediated by Egypt.
Nehhale stated that Israel did not achieve its purpose in the attacks on Gaza and said:
“If Israel had achieved any of its goals, it would not have tried to reach an agreement with the Islamic Jihad Movement. Israel, through the United Nations and Egypt, used all its power to achieve a ceasefire. Communication with Gaza never stopped 24 hours a day to reach this agreement with us and through diplomats.”
Noting that from the first moment, they stipulated the release of Bessam es-Saadi, one of the leaders of the Islamic Jihad Movement, and Khalil al-Awawide, who is on hunger strike, and said that Israel tried to act slowly in accepting this demand, but eventually accepted it.
Stating that Avavide, who is on hunger strike, will go directly to the hospital today and then go home, Nehhale stated that they have received a clear written promise that Egypt will follow the release of Saadi as soon as possible.
“If Israel does not fulfill our agreed terms, we will ignore the ceasefire agreement and resume the war without a moment’s hesitation,” Nehhale said. said.
On August 5, Israel launched an attack on the targets it claimed to belong to Islamic Jihad in Gaza, on the grounds that it was preparing to attack. Upon the Israeli attack, a series of rockets were fired from Gaza in the direction of Israel. As a result of Israel’s attacks on the Gaza strip, 44 people, including 14 children and 4 women, lost their lives. On the Israeli side, there were no casualties.
It was announced that the ceasefire, which was reached between Israel and the Islamic Jihad Movement in Gaza through the mediation of Egypt, entered into force yesterday at 23.30 local time.
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