Israel is under no obligation to provide vaccinations to the population of the territories.
The Hamas leader stressed that the movement is still conducting talks through Egyptian and Qatari mediation in an effort to achieve their demands.
Some of the prominent names pressuring for an end to the blockade include Peter Gabriel, British filmmaker Ken Loach, and Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen.
As Israel deals with one of the worst storms of recent years, roads across the country are closed off
Israel maintains a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip and sets a varying fishing limit, which currently extends to a maximum of nine nautical miles.
The Hamas leader said that his movement was not being required to pay a “political price” for the lifting of the blockade on the Gaza Strip.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made a speech on Eid al-Adha and spoke of the situation in the Gaza Strip. “There will be no political price for humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.”
The amount and types of goods that enter Gaza are contingent on Hamas activities in the coming days.
This is the second time in the past two months that Palestinians from Gaza have sent a flotilla into the Mediterranean in an attempt to breach the naval blockade.