Friday, April 29, 2011

Israel warned that the alliance between Hamas and Fatah the West Bank can take

Jerusalem .- The Israeli foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, said today that the recent reconciliation reached between Hamas and Fatah may lead the Islamist movement to gain control of the West Bank. This was stated in an interview with radio station Galei IDF Israeli army, which said efforts to end the Palestinian political division are the result of fear of Hamas, whose political bureau based in Damascus, that the collapse of the Syrian regime.

The two rival Palestinian movements, nationalist and secular Fatah and Islamist Hamas, reached yesterday in Cairo a landmark agreement to reconcile positions after four years of strife. This is a preliminary deal intended to pave the way for a coalition government with regards to holding of elections in the West Bank and Gaza in less than a year.

Following the announcement on understanding the Egyptian capital, the prominent Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar, he added that the interim Palestinian government will address peace negotiations with Israel. On this and other issues concerning the new Palestinian reconciliation pact, Lieberman expressed his fear that the Islamist group that controls the force in the Gaza Strip since 2007 - do the same in the West Bank.

"One of the clauses of the agreement is the release of hundreds of Hamas prisoners in Israeli jails, which will flood the West Bank of armed terrorists, for which the Israeli Army must be prepared," added the foreign minister of Israel. On the background that led to reconciliation among Palestinian factions, Lieberman said that "the agreement between Hamas and Fatah panic born fruit," referring to recent democratic uprisings in the Arab world.

The Israeli foreign minister said the head of Hamas political bureau in exile, Khaled Meshal "sees his boss, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, shoot all mosques and is concerned with the unrest." "Besides," he explained, "(Palestinian President Mahmoud) Abbas, who for years has been supported by Egyptian President (Hosni) Mubarak fears that the Muslim Brotherhood, the parent of Hamas, has been done with losing power and support" .

Israeli official warned the international community that the inter-Palestinian agreement "has crossed a red line" and recalled that "Hamas is considered a terrorist organization by the Middle East Quartet (U.S., EU, UN and Russia) since 2003, to which is added the fact that you can not hold negotiations with groups that encourage the destruction of Israel.


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