Ayalon says Hamas should be invited to Annapolis

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 24, 2007 11:20

Minister-without-portfolio Ami Ayalon (Labor) is urging Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to end Israel's boycott of Hamas and invite representatives of the group to a US-sponsored peace parley scheduled to take place in Annapolis, Maryland, in late autumn. However, Ayalon specified, if Hamas were invited to Annapolis, the organization would have to abide by any agreement reached between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. "Such a call by Israel would cause Hamas to crumble because of the internal struggles taking place within the group," Ayalon told Army Radio.


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