Open Letter on Middle East Policy 'Lasting Peace Only Possible with Hamas On Board'

It is time for the European Union to rethink its policy in the Middle East. That is the demand being made by 24 former heads of government, foreign ministers and peace negotiators. A Hamas recognition of Israel should be the goal rather than the precondition of the peace process, the leaders write in an open letter.
Demonstrators waving the flags of Hamas and the Palestinian Territories.

Demonstrators waving the flags of Hamas and the Palestinian Territories.

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