Hamas "Contacts" with U.S. Officials

(The Australian) The Palestinian radical Islamist group Hamas has had contacts with U.S. officials and did not rule out further talks, Mohammed Nazal, a member of the Hamas political bureau based in Damascus, said. "In principle, we are not hostile to contacts or meetings with the American administration. In the past we have had such contacts without revealing their existence or contents," he added. Sources close to the extremist group told AFP that meetings with U.S. representatives had taken place in Beirut and Qatar.

2004-01-06 00:00:00

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