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Saidam: Israel didn't achieve its goals in Gaza

August 18th, 2014
05:07 PM ET

Attempts to hammer out a long-term peace deal between Israeli and Palestinian authorities were dealt a blow earlier this year when Israel pulled out of the U.S.-sponsored talks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was angered by the formation of a Palestinian unity government involving both Fatah and Hamas - as he considers the latter a terrorist group. But Fatah's Deputy Secretary-General  Sabri Saidam tells Becky that the recent war in Gaza shouldn't be viewed as a war between Israel and Hamas and that it should be viewed as part of the larger Palestinian-Israeli conflict. He also says Israel failed to achieve any of its goals in Gaza.

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