# 55 Tzfonit - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 08.02.07 | 16:33 (IST)

    Tzfonit, Hamas hasn't yet officially indicated that it wants to talk directly to Israel, so I can't really blame Israel on that (although it would be great if the initiative for dialogue would once come from the Israeli side). But again, I am not blaming Israel for that, at least until Hamas has cancelled its charta. But with regard to Syria it looks a bit different to me. I think the Syrians have clearly indicated over the past weeks that they would be interested to sit down with Israel. Now you are saying it doesn't make a lot sense as long as they are supporting Hamas and Hezbollah. But you know, wouldn't it be the (hopeful) outcome of exactly those talks that Syria would abandon or at least lessen its support for those two organizations...??

    from the article: Syrian President vows to keep supporting Hezbollah, Hamas
    First published 00:00 08.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.02.07
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