Say what? I know I've been kind of flying in and out of here today, but what's up with this?
From Yahoo News.
Hamas denied on Friday having passed on to visiting US Senator John Kerry a letter for President Barack Obama, whose nation considers the Islamist group to be a terror organisation.
"Hamas denies having given a letter to John Kerry," spokesman Fawzi Barhum told AFP in the .
"However, we are willing to forge ties with anyone who is ready to back the rights of the Palestinian people," Barhum added.
A UN spokesman earlier said that Kerry was given a letter for Obama believed to be from Hamas during a visit by the senator to the Hamas-ruled and war-ravaged Gaza Strip on Thursday, as part of a regional tour.
"A letter addressed to Obama was left at the gate of our offices in Palestinian refugees.; it is believed to be from Hamas," said Christopher Gunness of UNRWA, the agency for
Asked about the contents of the letter, Gunness said: "We are very polite at UNRWA, we don't open other people's mail."
He said the letter was given to the influential senator when he met relief officials at the UN compound during his tour of the devastated enclave, which no US official had visited in years.