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Haneyya: Qatari fuel in Gaza within two days

Haneyya: Qatari fuel in Gaza within two days

Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya has said that a shipment of Qatari fuel oil will arrive in Gaza Strip within the coming two days.

He said in an interview with Aqsa TV on Tuesday night that the ship carrying Qatari fuel had docked at Suez Port on Tuesday night.

The 35 million dollar shipment would be enough to run the Gaza power station for two months, the premier said.

He said that Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa had promised to continue shipping fuel to Gaza, adding that the power crisis in Gaza would be solved in the event shipments from Qatar and other countries arrived and the agreement with “our Egyptian brothers” materialized.

Shifting to another issue, Haneyya urged all Palestinian factions to indulge in in-depth discussion to agree on a new Palestinian strategy based on national constants, lashing out at negotiations with Israel, which he described as “futile”.

He also championed Arab and international conferences in support of Palestinian prisoners, who are waging a hunger strike in Israeli occupation jails protesting a series of harsh measures topped by solitary confinement. Haneyya described the isolation of Palestinian prisoners as an act of “state terrorism”.

18/4/2012


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