March 25, 2014
THE DISCIPLINE OF DEMOCRACY:
Hamas would accept peace with Israel, West Bank leader says (AVI ISSACHAROFF, March 25, 2014, Times of Israel)
A top Hamas official in the West Bank said his hard-line group would accept a peace deal between the Palestinian Authority and Israel should it pass muster in a national referendum."It is our right to oppose an agreement that [PA President] Mahmoud Abbas brings, like you have your own opposition, but I stress here: we will accept the results of a national referendum and the decision of the majority," Sheikh Hassan Yousef told the Times of Israel.Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has vowed to bring any agreement with Israel to an international referendum that would include the Palestinian diaspora.
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 25, 2014 1:20 PM