Israel's Commitment to Dismantling Hamas: Strategic Talks with the U.S.

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant reiterated his government's dedication to dismantling Hamas during discussions with U.S. diplomat Antony Blinken. Gallant emphasized the need for identifying and enabling a local governing alternative to the militant group as part of a broader strategy to wind down the Gaza conflict.


Reuters | Jerusalem | Updated: 03-06-2024 14:02 IST | Created: 03-06-2024 14:02 IST
Israel's Commitment to Dismantling Hamas: Strategic Talks with the U.S.
Yoav Gallant
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Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant restated his government's commitment to dismantling Hamas as a governing and military authority in the framework of any deal to wind down the Gaza war, his office quoted him as telling the top U.S. diplomat.

In the call with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Gallant also "discussed the issue of identifying and enabling the emergence of a local, governing alternative" to the Islamist militant group, the Defence Ministry statement on Monday said. (Writing by Dan Williams)

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