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Hamas official sees nothing wrong in negotiating with Israel
Hamas official sees nothing wrong in negotiating with Israel

In an apparent shift of views within Hamas, one of its senior officials said this week that the militant group sees nothing wrong with negotiating with Israel. Hamas does not recognize Israel and has opposed direct talks. Israel in turn considers Hamas a terrorist organization and will not hold direct negotiations until the group renounces violence and recognizes Israel’s right to exist. Mousa abu Marzouk, deputy director of Hamas, said Wednesday in an interview with Al Quds television, an affiliate of his group, that "from a legitimate point, there is nothing wrong with negotiations with the enemy. Just as we negotiated with it with arms, now we negotiate with...

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