Al-Qassem: Countdown to prisoners exchange deal launched
Hamas Movement’s armed wing, al-Qassem Brigades, vowed Sunday in televised statements to release all Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Israeli jails. On the Palestinian Prisoner Day, spokesman for the Brigades Abu Obeida stressed that a new prisoner swap deal is coming soon. “We will keep our promise to them (prisoners) regardless of the cost”, he continued.
“We have what will help achieve an honorable deal and satisfy our people and nation, Abu Obeida vowed. “Israeli leaders must know well that our prisoners are backed by brave men.” In this regard, Abu Obeida warned the Israeli authorities of any attempt to evade from paying the price.
There are currently 7,200 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails including 450 children and 69 women.