Why should europe forget its interrests - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jean-Luc Ngarambe
    • 17.06.05 | 12:24 (IDT)

    Why should Europe forget its interests? Hamas is credited with one quarter to one third of the Palestinian electorate: no politician in his bright mind would refuse to talk with such a force. Notwithstanding anticommunism Americans talked to the PCI (Italian communist party) almost every month) Hamas is no monolith so to engage them in meaningful negotiations will strengthen people like Sheikh Hassan Yusuf who advocates peaceful resistence.The example of Erdogan in Turkey and Nannah in Algeria should teach; they were enticed to break mranks with the more fanatics of their groups after talks with the EU diplomats

    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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