Palestinians wait to fill their motorcycles with fuel at a petrol station in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, June 16, 2013. The Gaza Strip is experiencing a shortage in fuel which is smuggled from Egypt to Gaza, residents said.
Meshaal: Deal is a national achievement
Al Qassam website - Khaled Meshaal, head of Hamas Political Bureau, said in a press conference, that the deal will be executed in two parts, the first part in a week and the second will be after two months.
The total number of the liberated detainees is 1027, he added.
Meshaal said that No Palestinian women will be in the Israeli Jails, all of them will liberate in the deal and their number is 27.
"This is a national achievement for the Palestinian people, we tried to include all Palestinian detainees in the Israeli jails, and we promise the rest of the Palestinian detainees to liberate them."
"My words to the fathers and mothers who did not included in the deal, do not be sad, your sons will be liberated soon."
"My Appreciations to Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades and the Palestinian factions which managed to capture the Israeli soldier Shalit, My thanks to the Palestinian people in Gaza Strip and the West Bank for their steadfastness against the Israeli siege, also my thanks to the Egyptian role in accomplishing this deal."
In the end he said "This deal is a national achievement, Palestinian people who accomplished this deal is capable to get more achievements as Right of Return and reconciliation etc."
In the same context, Ezzedeen Al-Qassam, the military wing of Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas, announced that the detainees exchange deal has accomplished, the Brigades and Palestinian factions who participated in capturing Shalit announced that the deal will be within days.
The Brigades said in an exclusive press statement for Al Qassam website "An honorable exchange deal has accomplished, whereby Palestinian detainees will be freed for the release of the Zionist soldier Gilad Shalit."
The Brigades also confirmed that the deal criteria accomplished for the first time in the history of the Palestinian resistance.
It is worth mentioning that the Al-Qassam, An-Nasser Salah Edeen Brigades and the Army of Islam had captured the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit from his tank in the lands which occupied in 1967, in an operation known as the" Dispelled Illusion", this operation came as confirmation of its adherence to the issue of releasing the Palestinian detainees.