Hamas politburo chief Khaled Meshal declared his organization would not renew the informal ceasefire after end of 2005

Addressing a rally at the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus, the top Hamas leader declared “I say to our brothers that we will not enter a new truce and our people are preparing for a new round of conflict.”
debkafile adds: Mashel issues orders to the Palestinian Islamist group from his Damascus headquarters. The most senior Hamas figure since Sheikh Yassin’s death, he
was to have attended a fresh round of ceasefire talks in Cairo two weeks ago. It was postponed because of the deteriorating security situation in the Gaza Strip.

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