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The EU and Hamas

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Submitted by Daniel Meturgan (Hungary), May 5, 2005 at 15:47

LUXEMBURG, APRIL 26, 2005. De European Union has to think about reviewing its relation to the Muslim Fundamentalist Palestinian movement Hamas, which is still considered a terrorist organisation at the moment. This was said on April 25th by the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bernard Bot, after consultations with his colleagues of the European Union. Bot said Hamas can't be ignored any longer as according to polls this organisation is going to get 20 to 35 percent of the votes at the elections, which are planned for July 17th this year.
[NRC Handelsblad (A quality newspaper in the Netherlands)] www.nrc.nl/buitenland/artikel/1114495646844.html

Is terror isn't terror anymore if 20-35% of a population supports it?
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