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    • Helen
    • 27.05.11 | 07:05 (IDT)

    The US has just OK'ed Egypt's action in opening the Rafah crossing. No mention of Hamas being a terrorist organisation etc. Netanyahu may have basked in the sickening applause of the US Congress but the US recognition of opening of the crossing is far more important; indirectly this is either acceptance that US must respect the will of the new Egypt and/or that it is ready to recognise that Hamas must be part of any solution; that it cannot be sidelined any more on the basis that it is a 'terrorist organisation'. Add to this Sarkozy's comment welcoming Palestinian unity, then we are getting the feel of things to come. The times certainly are changing.

    from the article: U.S. 'confident' Egypt can provide good security at Rafah border
    First published 04:17 27.05.11 | Last updated 04:17 27.05.11
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