Shaath: Stop asking Hamas to recognize Israel

04.05.2011                      30.Nisan, 5771                      Rosch Hodesch 1; Tag 15 des Omer

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Shaath: Stop asking Hamas to recognize Israel

Hours before unity agreement ceremony, Fatah official says Quartet conditions irrelevant; Hamas official says "occupation the problem."

Hamas should not be asked to recognize Israel, Senior Fatah Central Committee member and PA negotiator Nabil Shaath said in an interview with Israel Radio Wednesday.
Russia, and "many others agree with us that the old rules of the quartet were not logical, and are not workable," Shaath said. "They have no place" in the current formula anymore, he added, "Stop asking Hamas."…