"Bush declared war on the Palestinian people... He provided money and arms to the seditionists to wage a war against legality," Haniya said, referring to the deadly streetfighting with loyalists of Western-backed president Mahmud Abbas that preceded Hamas's takeover of Gaza.
"Bush failed, we have not been overthrown," he said. And despite Israel's blockade of the territory, "Hamas is stronger and will remain stronger because it draws its strength from God."
Hamas officials kept reporters away from the venue and no news conference was scheduled. Hamas issued a statement but provided no details about what they talked about.Was die Medien nicht hinbekommen haben, hat die syrische Sektion des Spionagedienstes von Wind in the Wires erledigt. Hier ein Foto von der Geburtstagsparty mit Jimmy Carter: