Hamas: Avytar settlement evacuation 'new achievement' for Palestine

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The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas on Friday described Israel's evacuation of the Avytar settlement in the occupied West Bank as a "new achievement" for Palestinians.

In a statement, Hamas Spokesperson Hazem Qassem announced: "The Palestinian people scored a new and important achievement with the withdrawal of Israeli settlers from Abu Sbaih Mountain under the pressure of resistance."

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Qassem added: "The evacuation of the settlement post in Abu Sbaih Mountain reiterated the ability of resistance with its different forms to impose the will of the Palestinians and push the occupation backward."

Qassem hailed the "great sacrifices" of the Palestinians, pointing to the martyrs who were killed by the Israeli occupation and the people wounded during their defense of Abu Sbaih Mountain.

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The Hamas spokesperson called for continuing the resistance in order to prevent the return of the settlers.

At the same time, he called for resisting every Israeli settlement and military base across the occupied territories.

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