Egyptian mediation not guaranty for success in Gaza: League of Arab States representative
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 6 / Trend , U.Sadikhova /Despite of the support to Egyptian attempts to become a mediator in settlement to conflicts in Gaza Strip, there is no guarantee that this will lead to success.
"Egypt's mediation, which was supported by majority of Arab states, does not guaranty temporary cease-fire agreement between Hamas and Israel", an official representative of secretary general of the League of Arab States Abdel Al-Abyad said to Trend via e-mail.
The first Egyptian mediation in settlement of
conflict between Hamas and Israel ended by signing of six months ceasefire
agreement in June 2008.
However, after expiration of the term agreement and restart of the skirmishes between Israel and Palestinian group, Cairo's mediation did not prove to be successful.
In tackling of the present military conflict in Gaza has resulted in murder of more than 550 Palestinians and suffered about 2,700, Cairo could not play positive role; however, officially it did not forego the role of
Arab diplomatic efforts according are directed toward stopping of Israeli aggression via the collaboration of all Palestinian groups between themselves, Al-Abyad said.
The split inside the Palestinian political groups occurred in 2007, after Hamas took control over Gaza. The Palestinian region was divided into two zones of influence: the West Bank remained under the control of governing party Fatah and Gaza - under the control of leaders of Palestinian movement.
Israeli PM Ehud Olmert stated that the military operations were directed against members of Hamas and would be completed, when the centre of terrorism in Gaza to be eliminated.
Arab diplomats laid responsibility for launched
military operations by Israel on Hamas, which constantly fired rockets on the
south of Israel in response to the prolonged blockade of Gaza.
"The duty of the League of Arab States and other Arab organizations is to stop Israeli aggression; therefore all efforts are united in one direction," al-Abyad said.
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