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March 3, 2014 12:15 pm

PA’s Erekat Accuses Israel of Propping Up Hamas in Gaza

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Lead PA negotiator Saeb Erekat. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat reportedly accused Israel on Sunday of propping up the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers, and warned that if peace negotiations fail the Palestinians will become “a state under [Israeli] occupation.”

Speaking before the board of the Yasser Arafat foundation in Cairo, in the presence of Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi and senior Egyptian politician Amr Mousa, Erekat warned that the Palestinian Authority could cease to exist in the absence of a peace deal with Israel.

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