Palestinian NGO denies Hamas ties, threatens Israel with lawsuit

By REUTERS
June 3, 2015 08:58

 
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UNITED NATIONS - The British-based Palestinian Return Center on Tuesday threatened Israel's UN mission with legal action after the Jewish state accused it of having ties to the Palestinian militant group Hamas, an allegation the group said was false.

The Israeli accusations came after a United Nations committee that oversees non-governmental organizations voted to approve UN accreditation for the PRC, which Israel's mission said was not only linked to Hamas but promoted "anti-Israel propaganda in Europe."

"We announce that PRC is considering legal action against the Israeli delegation at the UN," the group said in a statement circulated to the 19-member UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations.

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