Hamas spokesman denies report about agreement to stop attacks inside Israel
Hamas has told Saudi Arabia that it is willing to stop suicide bombings on Israeli territory, a Palestinian official told AFP. However, Mahmoud a Zahar, a prominent Hamas leader in Gaza Strip, speaking to Albawaba.com, denied this report.
According to the AFP report, a member of Hamas made the commitment to the Saudis during a meeting in the Western city of Jeddah, the Palestinian official said. He also refused to identify the Hamas official.
The commitment was aimed at "allowing the peace process kicked off by the Saudis to run its course and to give it a chance," the official said. The Palestinian official added that Hamas' overseas officials, namely its political arm led by Khaled Meshaal, were leading talks with the Saudis. (Albawaba.com)
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