Obama Adviser Denies Hamas Meeting

Posted on November 11, 2008 In Blog

The office of the President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday denied a report by Arab sources which claimed that a secret meeting was held between Hamas and Obama’s aides in the Gaza Strip prior to the US general elections.

“This assertion is just plain false,” Obama’s Senior Foreign Policy Adviser Denis McDonough told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

Earlier, Hamas political adviser Ahmad Yousef claimed on Tuesday morning that before the US general elections, a secret meeting was held between officials from the group and President-elect Barack Obama’s advisers in the Gaza Strip.

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