Erekat: ‚Iran is playing games, using Hamas as a card‘

27.01.2011                     22.Shevat, 5771


Erekat: 'Iran is playing games, using Hamas as a card'

According to leaked "Palestine Papers" Abbas asked Palestinian businessman to donate millions to Iranian opposition radio station; says two-state solution necessary for fighting extremists in the region.

According to leaked Palestine Papers in October 2009 the PA negotiator told US Middle East envoy George Mitchell, "Ahmadinejad is in Gaza and Lebanon. Pakistan is going failed. The Arab states are doing nothing."
Erekat stated that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tried to persuade a Palestinian businessman to contribute $50 million to a radio station for the Iranian opposition after the country's tumultuous elections in 2009, reported the Guardian….