Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hamas: Peace talks are a 'waste of time'

Hamas spokesman says the group rejects France's latest peace initiative, notes Hamas views peace talks as useless.

Hamas has officially announced that it is rejecting France’s new initiative to convene an international conference to renew negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Ismail Radwan, a senior Hamas official, told the Turkish news agency Anadolu on Saturday night that calls for the resumption of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) are "unacceptable" and "not helpful". He added that France's proposal is repeating the approach of the "previous failed solutions" and is intended to cover the harm done daily by Israel to Palestinian rights. (Read More)