U.S. Mideast Peace Envoy: PA Must Rule Gaza, Hamas Must Return Israeli Captives

(Ha'aretz) Amir Tibon - Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. special envoy for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, said on Wednesday, "It is clear that the Palestinian Authority needs to resume its role in the administration of Gaza, as Hamas has substantially harmed the people of Gaza and has failed to meet their most basic needs." Greenblatt toured the Israel-Gaza border area with IDF Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories. Greenblatt also called on Hamas "to return the IDF soldiers, Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul," and to release three Israeli civilians they are holding.

2017-08-31 00:00:00

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