Rice to Europeans: Ban Hamas's Political Wing

(Ha'aretz) During a visit to London Thursday, Rice urged the Europeans to declare Hamas's political wing a terrorist organization. "The notion that on the one hand, Hamas is peaceful, and on the other hand, is trying to blow up the peace process is just illogical and, we're saying, will not work." Other radical groups like Hizballah, Islamic Jihad and "all of the other rejectionists" should also be targeted, she said. A European diplomat said Thursday that most members of the EU now agree that Hamas's political wing should be declared a terrorist organization. France, however, is still opposed.

2003-06-27 00:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive