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Senior Hamas Official Ghazi Hamad: I Am Not Opposed to Negotiations with Israel; Islamic Law Does Not Prohibit Them

August 01, 2018

Senior Hamas Official Ghazi Hamad: I Am Not Opposed to Negotiations with Israel; Islamic Law Does Not Prohibit Them

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03:02
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Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar)
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Ghazi Hamad, former deputy foreign minister in the Hamas government, said that "there is no religious evidence prohibiting negotiations with the occupation." "Personally, I do not oppose this option, but it must first be placed within a national framework," he said. Speaking at a symposium titled "The Palestinian Cause – Proposals on the Table," organized by Hamas, Hamad said that although Hamas had in the past taken a hardline position on negotiations, people had begun to talk "in less absolute...

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