Hamas focuses on removing name from EU terrorism list

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 21, 2013 15:39

The new Hamas politburo plans to recruit support for the movement in Europe in order to try and remove it from the EU's terrorism list, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported on Sunday.

The movement decided to focus its efforts on the European Union rather than the United States, as it believes the US will not agree to remove the organization from its terrorism list.

"European countries set only one condition to do that - avoiding martyrdom attacks inside Israel, and Hamas hasn’t carried out any attack since 2004," senior Hamas member Ahmed Yousif was quoted in Ma'an as saying.


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