Israel not to achieve goals in Gaza: Hamas leader
A senior official of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has underscored that the Israeli regime will not achieve any of its proclaimed goals in the ongoing genocidal war on the Gaza Strip and will not be able to eliminate the resistance.
Hamdan, who represents the movement in Lebanon, made the remarks while speaking
to reporters at a press conference in Beirut on Saturday.
launched its onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip on October 7 following an
operation by the territory's resistance groups, called Operation al-Aqsa Storm.
military aggression, the regime has been seeking to achieve such goals as
eliminating Hamas, releasing its captives, and forcefully displacing the people
of Gaza to neighboring Egypt.
Zionist terrorism will not break the will, steadfastness, and resistance of our
people, nor will it succeed in achieving any of its aggressive goals,"
Hamdan said, adding, "The Israeli threats to eliminate the resistance are
empty" and only attest to the regime's "bankruptcy."
that Israel's achievements in its war of genocide on Gaza were "nothing
but terrorism; killing and massacring civilians, children, and women; and the
destruction of all components of human life."
Palestinian Health Ministry said in a Saturday statement that the total death
toll from Israel's brutal onslaught has reached 20,258, mostly women and
children, with 53,688 people injured.
people will remain resistant and steadfast in defense of their land and
sanctities, and the [Israeli] invaders will [finally] leave our land, as we are
owners of this land and the occupation will disappear soon, God willing,"
official asserted that the people of Gaza will not be defeated and will not
surrender, because they are determined to attain freedom and independence and
occupation continues its genocidal war against our people in the Gaza Strip
with American support and weapons, and through the international community’s
silence and failure to stop it and prevent its continuation," Hamdan
the war, the United States has supplied the regime with more than 10,000 tons
of military equipment. Washington has also slapped its veto against all the
United Nations Security Council resolutions that called for an immediate
ceasefire in Gaza.
his remarks, the Hamas' official explained about a possible prisoner exchange
deal with Israel.
reiterate that there will be no negotiations regarding prisoners of the occupation
until after the aggression [totally] stops. If the enemy and its supporters
want their prisoners alive, they must stop their criminal aggression against
the Gaza Strip,” Hamdan said.
that the people of Gaza do not want a partial cessation of the regime’s attacks
for a short period, “after which the [Israeli] aggression and terrorism will