15. ’Higher authorities’ reviewing request from Hamas for ’mutual solution’ of crackdown

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15. ’Higher authorities’ reviewing request from Hamas for ’mutual solution’ of crackdown

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1999
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39
Article number: 
15
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September 27, 1999
Author: 
Tariq Ayyub

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Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Majali on Sunday said Jordan has not yet responded to a letter from the Hamas leadership in Gaza requesting that a mutual solution be found to avoid the trial of Hamas members arrested in a recent government crackdown on the group.

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AMMAN - Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Majali on Sunday said Jordan has not yet responded to a letter from the Hamas leadership in Gaza requesting that a mutual solution be found to avoid the trial of Hamas members arrested in a recent government crackdown on the group.


"The letter is an old one," Majali told the Jordan Times. "We hope that something will happen by the end of this week."