Gaza, 27 Dzulqa’dah 1435/22 September 2014 (MINA) – Palestine and Israel would hold indirect talk mediated by Egypt in Cairo on Wednesday (24 September). Agenda of the talk was to finish points of ceasefire agreement agreed by both sides last month .
Prior to the Palestine-Israel indirect talk, Fatah and Hamas delegations would meet in Cairo on Monday to complete Palestinian reconciliation process. Israeli sources said, Israeli delegation would travel to Cairo on Tuesday (23 September) to resume talks, Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) correspondent reported from Gaza, Monday.
An official of Israeli government said, the negotiation would be hard. It was because Israel rejected one of the points of agreement, namely establishment of a port in Gaza, while Palestinian resistance groups refused to disarm them.
Israeli Hebrew media stated, officials of Israeli government would insist on security demands. They have not set a definite schedule and they only traveled a short time this Sunday.
Israel and Palestine reached a ceasefire agreement on 26 August or 51 days after the beginning of Israeli attack on Gaza Strip.
Points raised in the indirect talks are lifting the Israeli blockade of Gaza by opening all border crossings for people and goods; building ports and airports; expanding area of fishing to about 12 nautical miles; reconstruction of Gaza Strip and prisoners exchange.
Israeli attacks on Gaza Strip last month led to total destruction of Gazans’ life on every sectors. The attacks also caused thousands of homes destroyed, 2150 people died and 11000 more wounded. International community has not handled seriously in providing emergency assistance to Gaza. (L/K01/P009/P3)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)