Chad and Rwanda joined the Democratic Republic of Congo in rejecting allegations of talks with Israel aimed at receiving Palestinians from the Gaza Strip. Gaza, Within the Israeli displacement plan.
The Chadian government said in a statement published by the Ministry of Information on Facebook, that it categorically denies the recent allegations broadcast by the Israeli channel I24, in which it claims that the talks between Israel and Chad are taking place with the aim of receiving thousands of Palestinians from Gaza, and “reaffirms its firm position in support of peaceful coexistence between the two states.” “In compliance with international law,” stressing that it supports “a ceasefire and guaranteeing the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination, in accordance with international standards.”
It noted that its commitment to the basic principles of international law “prohibits any approval or participation in the displacement of people from Gaza, which constitutes a violation of these rights.”
In turn, the Rwandan Foreign Ministry said that the “misleading information” published by the Israeli media claiming that there are talks with Israel about the possibility of transferring Palestinians from Gaza to Rwanda is “completely false.”
“No such debate has been had either now or in the past, and misinformation must be ignored,” she said.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, through a spokesman for its government, again denied any form of negotiation, discussion or initiative with Israel regarding the alleged reception of Palestinian immigrants on Congolese territory.
The Israeli “I24” channel reported yesterday, Friday, that “Israel is holding talks with Rwanda and Chad” about receiving tens of thousands of Palestinians as part of an Israeli displacement plan.
The Zaman Israel news website also reported that Mossad (intelligence service) and Foreign Ministry officials “are negotiating with Rwanda and Chad to accommodate Palestinians who choose to immigrate from Gaza.”
The website quoted a senior Israeli political source (which he did not name) that “the two countries (Chad and Rwanda) expressed their basic agreement to continue the discussion, unlike other countries (which he did not name) who rejected the idea in principle, and were not contacted again,” without mentioning more details.
Before that, the “Time of Israel” news website claimed that Israeli officials were holding secret talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, and Rwanda, to receive Palestinians from Gaza, as part of its plan for the “voluntary” displacement of the residents of the Strip.
The website added, “Israel offers countries an aid package under which any Palestinian who decides to immigrate there will receive a generous financial grant, in addition to extensive aid to the receiving country, including military aid.”
In response to these reports, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said that the “voluntary displacement” of Gaza’s residents requires “an international stance to stop this crime and the war on Gaza,” while the Islamic Resistance Movement described (agitation) calls for displacement to be “just daydreams that cannot be implemented,” and called on the international community to “intervene to confront them.”
There were Israeli ministers, including the Minister of National Security Itamar Ben GvirFinance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, and Knesset representative from the ruling Likud Party, Danny Danon, called in recent weeks to encourage the migration of Palestinians from Gaza, which sparked American, international and Arab criticism.
For 92 days, the Israeli occupation army has launched an aggression against Gaza, leaving – as of Saturday – 22,722 martyrs and 58,166 injured, most of them children and women, massive destruction of infrastructure and an “unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe,” according to official Palestinian and UN sources.