The president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmud Abbas, paid a go to to the West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin this Wednesday, every week after the tip of a army operation by the Israeli Military that left twelve Palestinians useless and greater than 100 injured.
Abbas has traveled to Jenin to verify the scenario on the bottom and analyze the reconstruction work after the Israeli operation, the most important within the West Financial institution because the finish of the Second Intifada practically twenty years in the past.
The Palestinian president, who has been accompanied by the prime minister, Mohamad Shtaye, has additionally positioned a bouquet of flowers on the graves of 9 of the Palestinians killed in the course of the operation, whereas highlighting their “patriotic function” in “liberate the homeland”, as reported by the Palestinian information company WAFA.
A gaggle of United Nations consultants stated final week that the Israeli operation “might represent a struggle crime,” earlier than stressing that “for this relentless violence to come back to an finish, Israel’s unlawful occupation should finish.”
The Israeli Military has indicated the principle goal was that the place “isn’t a protected place” for “terrorists” given the upsurge in violence in latest months, whereas Shtaye affirmed that “it’s the Palestinian individuals who have the fitting to self-defence”, a proper that “doesn’t have an occupying energy”.
Tensions have risen sharply thus far this yr, a interval that has resulted within the deaths of practically 190 Palestinians and greater than 25 Israelis, amid fears of a common outbreak of violence within the area.