Hamas' Mashaal welcomes Obama visit

Hamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal commented on US President Barack Obama's scheduled visit to Israel and said that he wlecomed any American or European effort to "end the Israeli occupation."


He added that the problem does not lie with Fatah or Hamas but with Israel, and therefore |to change the existing situation real pressure must be exerted on the stubborn Israeli side." (Elior Levy)