Israel should talk to Hamas now - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Khalid Amayreh
    • 16.06.05 | 11:11 (IDT)

    I think Israel should contemplate talking to Hamas fromally. Hamas is Israel's enemy and Israel is Hamas's enemy and enemies would have to talk to each others at one point. True, Israel views Hamas as a group of terrorists and murderers. But it is also true that Hamas views Israel as a terrorist and criminal state that steals land and murders children. If Israel agreed to negotiate with Hizbullah, which had killed hundreds of Israelis, though indirectly, it can aslo swallow its pride and decide to talk with Hamas. Besides, Hamas is not one color, it is not monolithic..There are many moderate elements within the movement. Khalid

    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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