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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 202978, tabled on 30 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the adherence of Hamas to the Quartet Principles.

Answered on

3 July 2014

The UK does not talk to Hamas. It remains the Government's position that Hamas must adhere to the Quartet Principles, by renouncing violence, recognising Israel, and accepting previously signed agreements. To date, 02 July, they have not.

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