Palestine

Hamas denounces meeting between Fatah and Israeli officials

images_News_2013_07_09_meetign_300_0Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, has denounced the meeting in Ramallah between Fatah and PA leaders and representatives of the Israeli Likud and Shas parties over a dinner banquet.

Abu Zuhri said in a statement on Tuesday that the “amicable meeting” represented a kind of normalization of relations at a time the Israeli occupation authorities were escalating attacks on the Palestinian land and holy shrines.

After the meeting, Yasser Abed Rabbo, a Fatah central committee member, declared that the PA is ready to take unprecedented steps to resume the peace process with the Israeli authorities.

He said that the latest tour of the US secretary of state John Kerry in the region had left positive impressions, adding, however, that both parties (Israelis and Palestinians) should be more flexible in order to resume their negotiations.

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