Israel left Gaza. Pulled out in the hopes of getting out there and creating peace. They left structures intact. They still provide aid, gas, electric. Yet in return for peace they got a rockets being fired at Israel and a kidnapped solider. The blockade is to prevent more weapons from entering the strip.
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from the article: Palestinian negotiator: Netanyahu blocking path to direct peace talks