Hamas announced progress on a possible prisoner exchange deal with Israel.
This was announced by two representatives of the Palestinian terrorist organization.
Hamas politburo member Moussa Abu Marzouk told Al Araby Al Jadeed that there has been a “ fundamental change '' in negotiations with Israel on the exchange of prisoners.
“Everything will be ready in a few weeks if Israel responds to the demands of Hamas. The occupation is trying to maneuver and buy time & quot ;, & ndash; he said.
A few days earlier, Hamas spokesman Zaher Jabarin announced that a plan for a prisoner exchange deal has been presented to Egypt, according to which there are two scenarios.
who was released as part of the Shalit deal, and then arrested again, including women and children.
The second scenario & ndash; a massive deal that would first release all of the above and then release thousands of terrorists responsible for the murders of Israelis in exchange for the bodies and prisoners held by Hamas.
“We presented the enemy with a clear a proposal with clear requirements & quot ;, & ndash; Jabarin told the radio station “ Ash-Shams ''.
According to him, the release of the “ veterans '' Hamas held in Israeli prisons is a key requirement of the terrorist group.
It should be noted that Israelis Aver Mengistu and Hisham Al-Sayed are currently held captive in Gaza. Hamas also holds the bodies of the fallen IDF fighters Oron Shaul and Adar Goldin. The Israeli Prime Minister's office has not yet commented on statements regarding the deal.