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  Sivan 3, 5778 , 17/05/18

Hamas leader: Not interested in military confrontation

Hamas Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar said on Wednesday that Hamas "is not interested in a deterioration into a military confrontation," with Israel.

Interviewed by Al-Jazeera, Sinwar said that Hamas and Egypt had reached understandings to prevent a deterioration in Gaza. He added, "Hamas preferred a nonviolent protest against the fence over rocket fire."

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