Abbas in Doha to discuss ceasefire

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas went to Qatar’s capital Doha on Sunday to discuss the implementation of a ceasefire in the besieged Gaza.
There he discussed prisoner exchange and ceasefire with the Emir of Qatar. News from WAFA and Times of Israel.
On Monday morning, Mahmoud Abbas held a meeting with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. However, it is not known whether Hamas leaders were present at the time.
Munir Ghannam, the Palestinian ambassador to Qatar, told Voyage of Palestine Radio.
The meeting also discussed a deal with Israel to allow more humanitarian aid to be sent to Gaza, home to 2.3 million Palestinians.
Middle East country Qatar is in the most contact with Israel for the implementation of the ceasefire in Gaza. Egypt is supporting Qatar in this matter.
Qatar and Egypt are maintaining close contact with Israel and Hamas in this regard.
In addition, Qatar is maintaining contact with Hamas political chief Ismail Haniyeh and another top leader Khaled Michel regarding the ceasefire.
Meanwhile, hundreds of innocent Palestinians, including women and children, have lost their lives in Israel’s barbaric attack on Rafah city in southern Gaza, ignoring calls from the international community.
In addition, 230 Palestinians were seriously injured in the Israeli attack. On Monday (February 12), the Russian state news agency Tas reported this, citing the Lebanese media Al-Mayadeen TV.
On Sunday, several buildings were attacked in the southern city of the border with Egypt. At least 25 people were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house. They also carried out deadly airstrikes on the famous Al-Huda and Al-Rahma mosques in Gaza. Displaced Palestinians took shelter there.
Hamas has warned that it will withdraw from the prisoner exchange talks if it invades Rafah, home to about 1.5 million displaced Palestinians.

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