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Gas Supplies

No Gas Talks With Israel Before Occupation Ends, Says Qatari ForeignMinister

Shaikh Hamad bin Jasim Al Thani, the Qatari Foreign Minister, said last weekthat Israel must withdraw from the occupied territories before his country candiscuss the question of exporting gas to Israel. Shaikh Hamad told reporters inCairo on 27 March that "until now there is nothing serious in this context.The occupation must end so that we can start dealing with Israel." The...