British Home Secretary Priti Patel (Priti Patel) has taken action to “fully” ban the Palestinian organization Hamas, claiming that it has a strong capacity to carry out terrorist acts and has facilities to train attackers.
In a tweet on Friday, Patel statement She has banned the Palestinian organization Hamas and designated it as a terrorist organization because she reiterated the British government’sFight extremism and terrorism anywhere. ”
“Hamas has strong terrorist capabilities, including access to a wide range of and sophisticated weapons, as well as terrorist training facilities,” She wrote.
The Secretary of the Interior’s tweet was posted during her visit to Washington, and there was speculation on Friday morning that she would ban the organization soon.
Before Patel’s announcement, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s “intention” On Twitter.
“Hamas is a radical Islamic organization that targets innocent Israelis and seeks to destroy Israel. I welcome the British intention to declare Hamas a terrorist organization in its entirety-because it is exactly that,” Bennett wrote, Thank you Prime Minister Boris Johnson for his leadership.
Yair Lapid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel cheer To Hamas’s expected move, saying it’s “Part of strengthening the relationship with the UK. “
So far, only the Izz al-Din al-Qassam brigade of the Hamas military has been banned by the British government. The European Union and the United States have banned all Hamas.
Hamas political official Sami Abu Zuhri rejected the British move, claiming it showed “The absolute prejudice against Israeli occupation is a submission to Israeli extortion and orders. ”
In another statement, the organization claimed that it has the right to resist occupation by all available means. “Including armed resistance.”
Hamas took full control of Gaza in 2007 after winning the 2006 election.
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