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Hamas ‘will never recognise Israel’ — Gaza premier


Gaza Prime Minister Ismael Haniyeh said on Saturday in Iran that Hamas “will never recognize Israel”. He furthermore stated that “The resistance will continue until all Palestinian land, including Al Quds [Jerusalem], has been liberated and all the refugees have returned.” His speech was made on the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, to a crowd of over 30,000 people on a square in Tehran. Haniyeh’s words are likely to impede the efforts of Fateh and Hamas to form a unity government, as Israel opposes collaboration with Hamas, which it views as a terrorist organisation.

Agence France Press (AFP), France.

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Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh

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