Hamas: 'Long-term, transitional solution' possible

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February 25, 2006 20:20

 
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Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said on Saturday that the group would accept a "long-term, transitional solution" that would involve a truce on the Palestinians' side and an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and east Jerusalem." But he wouldn't say what a permanent solution would entail, and the group hasn't renounced its call for Israel's destruction. Western threats to cut off aid to the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority could be the most effective tool in coercing Hamas to moderate its anti-Israel position.

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