Hamas slams US, AL over ME talks
Hamas has condemned the US and AL for the resumption of peace talks, saying the talks will only provide Israel with more opportunities to continue its aggression.
Hamas spokesman, Fawzi Barhoum, slammed the guarantees of the United States for the resumption of indirect peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, saying that the Arab support for the “fruitless talks with the Zionist entity only reflects the Arab state of despair, weakness and the weakness of the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah.”
The spokesperson further added that the resumption of talks will only enable further Israeli violations and that Israel will continue its settlement activities on Palestinian land and continues its attacks against the Palestinians.
“The resumption of talks gives Israel further chances to continue the Judaization of Palestine”, Barhoum said, adding that it “obstructs the legal attempts to prosecute Israel’s crimes in international courts.”
The Damascus-based leadership of the Palestinian movement Hamas also slammed Sunday the Arab League’s backing of the indirect peace talks.
“The endorsement and support of the Arab Committee to resume negotiations again even after the occupation continues with its policies and settlement is considered acceptance of the situation as it is, and a new umbrella for it (Israel) to commit more crimes and violations against the Palestinian people,” Hamas said in a statement on Sunday.
The Arab League backed a resumption of the Palestinian-Israeli indirect peace negotiations on Saturday, after receiving encouragement from the mediator, the United States.