Media reports of Hamas taking hostages during the Israel-Palestine conflict are circulating on social media. So, to express solidarity, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met first time with the families of hostages on Sunday evening. The meeting was held at the IDF(Israeli Defence Forces) Home Front Command base situated in Ramle.
It is to be specifically mentioned that since the beginning of the war, Israeli PM has been under attack from the Families of those who have been reportedly taken into custody by Hamas militants. The families of the missing person had formed a forum to raise their concerns.
Family members stated that “Prime Minister Netanyahu told the families that It’s a Government’s top priority to free the hostages and missing”.
Families members said they had accepted the “clarification” from PM Netanyahu that the statement of National Security Council Chief Tzachi Hanegbi did not represent his point of view.
PM Netanyahu noted, “We are working collectively as team members around the clock ” for every possible option to ensure the safe return of hostages.
He also added that “Hamas was thinking they will break Israel, but they don’t know Israel will wipe them out.”
It is noteworthy to mention that Tzachi Hanegbi, The National Security Council chief, in a statement, once again, made it clear that “Israel will not hold any discussion with Hamas as we are determined to eliminate the Hamas in ongoing War”.
On the other hand hostage’s family said they have demanded that every option must be explored to save the hostage from the clutches of the enemy. They even insisted that consultation with Arab countries, as well as contacting Hamas, should be part of the strategy.
Recently, protesters held protests in many parts of Israel to take necessary action for the safety of the hostages. Some protesters gathered outside the Kirya Military headquarters in Tel Aviv and strongly protested over the issue of the Israeli captives.
Israel Defence Forces(IDF) said in a statement that forces had recovered some remains of the Hostages who were supposed to be in Hamas custody but refused to give further details.