Clinton refuses to rule out talks with PA unity government

06.05.2011                      02.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 17 des Omer

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Clinton refuses to rule out talks with PA unity government

U.S. Secretary of State stresses that Hamas must renounce terror and violence and recognize Israel's right to exist as prerequisites to talks.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday refused to rule out further negotiations with a Palestinian government that included Hamas, even as she stressed that the U.S. remains adamant that Hamas renounce terror and violence and recognize Israel's right to exist as a prerequisite.
Asked directly if the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation agreement closed the door on Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations for the foreseeable future, Clinton hedged….