A division in Netanyahu’s war government to clarify what he wants to do in Gaza

– Increasing disagreements in the Israeli government. This Saturday, Benny GantzMinister without Portfolio and member of the War Cabinet, appeared before the media They demand the development of a six-point plan regarding the future of the Gaza Strip When the war with Hamas ends.

He believes the plan should allow for this “Achieving six strategic goals of national importance” It establishes the formation of an interim administration, American, European, Arab and Palestinian, that will lay “the foundations for an alternative that is neither Hamas nor Hamas.” [Mahmud] Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority.

In addition, he gave A Three weeks until June 8 to submit He stressed that if this request is not met, he and his party, the centrist National Unity, will leave the emergency government that was formed in the wake of the Hamas attack on October 7.

“If you choose the path of fanatics and lead the entire nation into the abyss, we will be forced to resign.”Gantz said, addressing the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

A retired IDF general, former defense minister and former deputy prime minister, Gantz is one of the three main members of the war cabinet, along with Netanyahu and the current defense minister. Yoav Galant.

Yoav Galant, Defense Minister, during a visit to troops in May (Europa Press/Ariel Hermoni/GPO/dpa)

Gantz’s proposal is not the first rift in the Netanyahu-led government, because it comes three days after Galant also called for a plan for the future of Gaza and the Gaza Strip. She publicly asked the Prime Minister to abandon the occupation of the Gaza Strip To form an Israeli military or civilian government there.

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Netanyahu has already responded to Gantz: in a statement issued on Sunday, he accused him of doing so “Finding an excuse to overthrow the government” And the desire to “establish a Palestinian state.”

A demonstration demanding the release of hostages on Saturday in Tel Aviv (Reuters/Ilan Rosenberg)

The other front critical of Netanyahu consists of citizens who periodically demonstrate against the government and in favor of a ceasefire agreement that would allow the release of hundreds of hostages still in the hands of Hamas and the 30 bodies of those who died.

Several Israeli cities, including Tel Aviv, witnessed demonstrations on Saturday. Opposition leader Yair Lapid, a centrist, participated in this, and called for the resignation of Gantz and Gadi Eisenkot, who is also a minister without portfolio from the National Unity Party, whom he accuses of allowing Netanyahu to continue in power.

Reopening the largest hospital in the Strip

On the ground, and in light of ignoring this political crisis, the citizens of the Gaza Strip continue to suffer from the continuous attack launched by the Israeli army.

we 800,000 Gazans ‘forced to flee’ Rafah city following the evacuation order issued on 6 May, and residents fell into a “humanitarian catastrophe.”

A temporary camp for displaced people in Khan Yunis, next to the garbage dump (EFE/EPA/Haitham Imad)

Martin GriffithsThe Director of Humanitarian Affairs at the United Nations indicated that this is a “disaster for the displaced” from elsewhere in the Strip, who are crowded into Rafah and have nowhere to go.

“What matters to us as citizens of the international community is that The consequences will be very difficult. “It is difficult, difficult and terrifying,” he added.

Destruction of Nasser Hospital in March (Europa Press/Hashim Zuma/Zuma Press/Kontaktophoto)

In the midst of this tragedyNasser HospitalIn Khan Yunis, the largest in the south of the Strip, it was able to reopen its doors thanks to the NGO Doctors without borders (Doctors Without Borders) has already begun treating patients.

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The center was destroyed as a result of four months of attacks and the Israeli occupation, which withdrew from these residents at the beginning of April. Fifteen days later, they found several mass graves containing more than 200 bodies.

Now in the Gaza Strip Only 13 out of 36 hospitals are partially operationalAccording to data fromGlobal Health Organization (World Health Organization) published on Friday.

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