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    • Andreas
    • 20.06.10 | 19:14 (IDT)

    "Israel feared the Islamist Hamas movement, ... would exploit visits... for propaganda purposes. This would ...weaken the ... government of ...Mahmoud Abbas" What a stupid argument! It is not the possibility of some martial selfdisplay of fanatic Hamas-followers that might cause serious harm to the public image of Israel but the prolonged Gaza blockade and the very narrow-minded refusal to allow Niebel, a long-standing friend of Israel and vize-president of the German-Israeli-Society to visit the aid programs that have been sponsored on Israeli request with German money.

    from the article: Germany raps Israel for denying minister entry into Gaza
    First published 17:55 20.06.10 | Last updated 17:55 20.06.10
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