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Hamas - a terrorist organisation in the EU's eyes - could win the elections (Photo: thesetides.com)

EU in Palestine election row

The EU has become embroiled in a row over aid funding and political self-determination in Palestine, with foreign affairs chief Javier Solana attracting criticism from the political wing of Hamas.

Mr Solana said over the weekend that European taxpayers would have a hard time supporting a Palestinian party that does not renounce violence and advocates Israel's destruction.

"It would be very difficult for the help and the money that goes to the Palestinian Authority to continue to...

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Hamas - a terrorist organisation in the EU's eyes - could win the elections (Photo: thesetides.com)

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