National Press Club

Israel's Disengagement from Gaza

August 12, 2005

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Run time: 59 minutes

Ambassador Ayalon spoke to reporters Israeli disengagement from Gaza and plans to remove settlements for areas of Palestinian control in Gaza. Among the issues he addressed were the reasons for removing settlements, potential impact on the Middle East Peace process, future hopes for economic development in the region, and next steps for the Palestinian Authority. He also answered questions from the reporters, including questions about expected resistance by settlers to removal.