Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh
Gaza Government Media Office
20 April 2014
We will welcome to Gaza in coming days a valued national delegation from the West Bank. I express my happiness and I welcome it, they are in their home and among their families and brothers.
I emphasize the following: we have a firm conviction as a movement, and as the Government, of the need to end the division and achieve Palestinian reconciliation as a national necessity of vital importance to our cause and to our people of all factions and groups.
We all recognise the escalation of Zionist threats to our cause and our people, the targeting of Jerusalem and Al Aqsa, the commission of other crimes against our people everywhere such as occupation, settlement construction, judaization, the blockade, killings, detentions and displacement. At the same time the Zionists are attempting to liquidate the Palestinian cause and its core components, to eliminate the rights of our people through every means and method available to them – military, security, economic, political and negotiations pressure. Read more »