Barak reiterates: Israel won’t talk to Palestinian government that includes Hamas

29.04.2011                      25.Nisan, 5771                      Tag 10 des Omer


Barak reiterates: Israel won't talk to Palestinian government that includes Hamas

Defense minister demands Israel's friends in the world also not talk to Hamas, unless group undergoes 'deep and fundamental changes'; Barak says group must dismantle terror infrastructure and accept Quartet conditions.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak issued an official response on Thursday to the announcement of Palestinian reconciliation, saying there was "no chance that we will talk with this government, if they try to create it."
"Hamas is a murderous terrorist organization that fires rockets on citizens and recently fired an anti-tank missile at a school bus of students," Barak said. "This is an organization with whom there is nothing to discuss, and therefore we will have no discourse with them."…