The statement said that Gaza cement import ban is removed as of today May 22 based on security assessments and in keeping with international community.
Israel claims that Hamas violates the agreed mechanism to construct in Gaza strip between Palestine National Authority and United Nations. Israel accuses Hamas that it addition to illegal cement contraband, uses imported building materials to build tunnels from Gaza to the occupied territories.
Hamas has rejected the illegal imports and has declared that these building materials are imported into Gaza under United Nations auspices.
Since 2006, Israel has besieged Gaza strip in every respect. Since 2008, Israel has been attacked three times in the Gaza strip.