Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh encourages abduction of Israeli soldiers

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 16, 2014 02:05

 
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Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh is urging Palestinians to kidnap Israeli soldiers, in light of the recent halt in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, reported Palestinian Ma'an News Agency Tuesday night.

"Abducting Israeli soldiers is a top priority on the agenda of Hamas and the Palestinian resistance," Haniyeh reportedly said during a conference. "Negotiations with the occupation have failed."

According to the Palestinian news agency, the Gaza leader called the end of recent US backed peace talks an "unquestionable fact."

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