Abu Obaida: Dismantling the Qassam Brigades is impossible
Al-Qassam Brigades Website (Hamas)
January 15, 2013
Al Qassam website- Gaza- Abu Obaida, the spokesperson of the Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, denounced the demand of Mahmoud Abbass, who called for dismantling the Brigades as a condition to reach an inter-Palestinian reconciliation.
"dismantling the Qassam Brigades is impossible, and it is not subject for discussion, either today or in the future," Abu Obaida said on his Facebook account.
Fatah insists on dismantling all the Palestinian military wings in the Gaza Strip, and calls for regarding the Palestinian National Security Forces (NSF) as the only Palestinian army in Palestine, Al Quds AlĀ Arabi reported quoting Palestinian sources.
All the Palestinian factions rejected the Fatah demand, particularly the Islamic Movement of Hamas.
Abu Obaida stressed that the Qassam Brigades were found to the defend the Palestinian people and the Islamic nation. "He, who dares think to dismantle the Qassam Brigades, will be deleted from history".
This makes the situation even more tense because Hamas refuses to dismantle the Qassam Brigades. Many Palestinian sides are afraid that the security file is going towards explosion.
Both, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Egyptian government, are tensed that the 'security file' would blow up the efforts made to reach an inter-Palestinian reconciliation. The Islamic Movement of Hamas insists to reform the Palestinian security apparatuses, which work in the West Bank, and to take part in these apparatuses, leave alone refusing to dismantle the Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas.
"The security file is among five main files that will be discussed with Fatah, according to the Cairo agreement," Fouzi Barhoum, the spokesperson of Hamas, said.
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