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US meets resistance on isolating Hamas

Nations won't rule out aid

President Bush urged the international community to step up pressure on Hamas to renounce violence.
President Bush urged the international community to step up pressure on Hamas to renounce violence. (Getty Images) Getty Images
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / February 25, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The US effort to isolate the Palestinian militant group Hamas has suffered serious setbacks in recent days, as countries around the world have expressed a reluctance to block financial aid and rule out diplomatic ties with the group. (Full article: 1059 words)

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