According to the Hebrew group of rahnam news agency, Yediot Aharanot newspaper admitted in a note: Although many Israeli experts want to put more pressure on al-Sanwar to advance the negotiations and release the prisoners, it must be said that the entire process of the negotiations for the exchange of prisoners and the number of They are in the possession of Yahya al-Sanwar.
Yossi Yehoshua, the military analyst of this Hebrew language newspaper, emphasized: This approach has made Yoaf Gallant and Hertz Halevi, the Minister of War and the Chief of Staff of the Army, neutralize the views of increasing pressure.
Yehoshua also revealed that Tel Aviv strongly wanted Egypt, not Qatar, to mediate the prisoner exchange case, but this did not materialize either.
Quoting high-ranking Israeli officials present in the negotiations, he revealed: sooner or later Israel will be forced to agree to a multi-day ceasefire and they are trying to make this issue acceptable to the army (and Israeli public opinion) by increasing the number of freed Israeli prisoners.
Yehoshua emphasized in this regard: It is not yet clear what goal Al-Sanwar has in mind for this big exchange, but it is clear that he is playing excellently with the cards he has.
The military analyst of Yedioth Aharonot newspaper also admitted: What is clear is that, compared to previous wars, the Israeli army is facing fighters who do not retreat quickly.
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