If the Israelis are talking to Hamas, if the US is talking to Hamas, why can't the EU? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johanes Franzen
    • 16.06.05 | 12:45 (IDT)

    The only difference is that the EU states its intentions openly. The Hamas is a political factor in the Theater and strengthen by the Israeli Gov't on a daily bases into a negotiation position. It's been a long time coming and soon even the US will admit that they to are "talking" to the Hamas, but not "directly". 'We talked to a guy that talked to a guy that talked to a guy that talked to Hamas and this isn't talking to the Hamas'. Maybe Bush should have put his foot down earlier and demanded support for Abbas from Israel, instead of allowing for this to happen.

    from the article: Foreign Ministry protests EU contacts with Hamas officials
    First published 00:00 16.06.05 | Last updated 00:00 16.06.05
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