The Prime Minister of Israel said that the statement by the Qassam Brigades about the deteriorating health of an Israeli prisoner proves that Hamas is a “terrorist and criminal organization.”
“Hamas is proving tonight that it is a terrorist and criminal organization by detaining civilians in violation of all international treaties and laws,” as well as the bodies of IDF soldiers, she said in a statement, stressing that “Hamas is responsible for the conditions of detention.” . captured civilians.
She stressed that “Israel will continue its efforts, mediated by Egypt, to return the prisoners and the missing.”
Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, hold soldiers Avira Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, as well as the bodies of soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, after the Israeli aggression in the Gaza Strip in 2014.
Abu Obeida, a spokesman for the Qassam Brigades, did not specify who the soldier whose health deteriorated was, but promised to confirm in the coming hours.