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  6/10/2014, Sivan 12, 5774

Ya'alon: 'Zero Chance Hamas Will Meet Quartet Demands'


Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said, Tuesday, that the Palestinian Authority (PA) unity government will bring Hamas to Judea and Samaria (Shomron), and turn the area into "Hamastan" like the Gaza Strip. Addressing the Herzliya Conference on public policy, he said, "There is zero chance of Hamas meeting the Quartet's demands," that Hamas disarm, renounce violence, and accede to all past agreements with Israel.

Ya'alon also pointed to Iran as Israel's biggest threat, both because of its nuclear ambitions and its support for terror. "There is no conflict in the region that Iran is not involved in," he said.

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