On Wednesday, head of Hamas-affiliated institution Azzam Tamimi reported that Hamas leader Khaled Mashal was invited to London by Middle East Quartet envoy Tony Blair- former British prime minister- with the aim of discussing a long-term truce with Israel.
Hamas wanted to know the details of the proposal that’s why Mashal’s visit did not take place, Tamimi said.
On top of that, Tammimi emphasized his refusal to go on with the Oslo agreements, or any attempt to revisit former dead-end negotiations with Israel.
According to Tammimi , David Cameron- the British Prime Minister- gave Blair approval to invite Mashal
. Regardless of its outcome this visit will benefit Hamas, since this it promising of the possibility to remove Hamas from the EU’s blacklist of terrorist organizations, he added.European officials showed interest to reach an agreement, which aims to lift the siege against Gaza,
Arutz Sheva newspaper claimed that Tamimi’s comments might mean secret talks between Hamas and Israel, to reach a truce for 8-10 years, and to remove Gaza blockade.The newspaper added, “Israel on Monday denied it was engaged in any meetings with Hamas, neither directly, nor via other countries or intermediaries”.
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