Gaza siege more vicious than ever: PM Haniya

Gaza siege more vicious than ever: PM Haniya
Sat Feb 1, 2014 23:50:57

Hamas leader and elected Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya has reiterated that the Gaza Strip is exposed to the most ferocious blockade after Egypt’s military-led government closed the Rafah border crossing and destroyed the supply tunnels.

Haniya made the remarks his Friday prayer sermons, adding that the current blockade considerably affected every citizen in the Gaza Strip and their need for food, medicines, clothing and many vital things.

The premier further expressed his belief that the blockade is aimed at subjugating the Palestinian people and forcing their legitimate national leadership to change its political positions and accept what he referred to as “the Zio-American solutions”.

He underlined that Gaza is under three types of bombardment, "the blockade, the repeated Israeli military aggression, and the media warfare" that is waged by some Arab parties against the Palestinian resistance in Gaza.

He also stated that the unjust media campaigns which are launched by some Arab countries against the Palestinian people, their resistance, martyrs and prisoners are more painful than any Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip.

The premier also condemned some Egyptian officials for making accusations against Palestinians martyrs and prisoners in Israeli jails of being involved in Egyptian events and stressed that those martyrs and prisoners are a source of pride for the Palestinian people and the Arab and Muslim nations.

His sermon also highlighted the joint Israeli-American schemes to liquidate the Palestinian cause and prevent any reconciliation between the Palestinian rivals, and reiterated his rejection of the so-called peace talks and the security cooperation with the occupation.


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