Hamas says Obama can visit Gaza

Hamas would not oppose a visit by US President Barack Obama to the Gaza Strip.

Hamas says Obama can visit Gaza

World Bulletin / News Desk

Hamas would not oppose a visit by US President Barack Obama to the Gaza Strip, a party leader said Wednesday, reported Ma'an. 

"Hamas refuses to negotiate with Israel, but wouldn’t oppose Obama visiting Gaza with the hope that the US attitude to reality will change," said Aziz Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council.

Obama is expected to visit Israel and the West Bank in March. According to Dweik, the purpose of Obama's trip is to strengthen Washington's friendship with Israel.

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