Emir of Qatar to Hamas: 'If you want my support, cut off relations with Iran, recognize Israel, give up on Jerusalem'
According to a report in a French magazine, last month's meeting between Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh and the Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa,wasn't quite as cordial as the 'Palestinians' have cracked it up to be. According to the report, Khalifa told Haniyeh that if he wants support from Qatar, he must give up his alliance with Iran, and recognize Israel with a united Jerusalem (including 'east' Jerusalem) as its capital
(Hat Tip: David H
). This is from an English Google translation
of the French report.
to Palestinian sources, the meeting between Palestinian Prime Minister
in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, and the Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa, ended
with a disagreement about the conditions imposed by Qatar to support the
Palestinian cause. Cited yesterday by the Lebanese Hezbollah chain El-Manar, these sources have reported that the emir of Qatar has suggested: "If you want to obtain economic and financial aid, you must break your alliance with Iran, enemy of Islam and Muslims
"- According to these sources, the conditions set by Hamad bin Khalifa
Palestinian Prime Minister were also negotiate with the" Zionist entity
"without preconditions, to recognize Israel, to accept that Jerusalem
is the capital of Israel and abandon the recovery of the eastern part as
well as to announce the end of the armed resistance and begin
negotiations as the only option for resolving the Palestinian question.
If this one is true, it could be huge.
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