Amman, 23 Rabiul Awwal 1434/5 February 2013 (MINA) – Khaled Mishaal, head of the political bureau of Hamas, announced that saying his movement accepted a Palestinian state with temporary borders is fabrication.
This came during Mishaal’s speech, which was broadcasted on the Jordanian official TV channel on Saturday evening, and in which he asserted “We cannot accept a substitute for Palestine”.
The Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post quoted Tuesday (29/1) former deputy foreign minister Yossi Belin as saying that Netanyahu would only agree to a provisional Palestinian state with temporary borders.
The Palestinians strongly reject the idea of a provisional state, fearing that Israel would use the intervening period to steal more Palestinian land and build more Jewish settlements, according to a report published in www.qassam.ps monitored by Mi’raj News Agency (MINA), Tuesday.
The Hamas leader described his recent visit to the Jordanian capital Amman as a positive step to strengthen the confidence based on transparency and mutual understanding between Hamas and the Jordanian leadership.
He discussed with the Jordanian leadership the developments of the Palestinian – Jordanian relationship, in addition to the Palestinian reconciliation, the enhancement of the national unity and the Arab – Israeli conflict.
Mishaal welcomed Jordan’s role in the implementation of the Palestinian reconciliation, stressing that the Palestinian division forms a burden on the whole Arab nation.
Concerning the events in Syria, the head of Hamas political bureau confirmed that his movement cannot be siding with the Syrian regime against its people, especially after dragging the Palestinian refugee camps in Syria into the Syrian internal conflict. (T/P02/E1)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)