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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report by Israel radio on 26 January
In an initial reaction to the reports of a Hamas victory in the PNA [Palestinian National Authority] parliamentary elections, political sources in Jerusalem said that Israel will neither negotiate with Hamas, which is a terrorist organization, nor maintain any contacts with it. The sources said that Fatah's defeat should be a cause of concern for the Palestinians. The Israeli sources expressed the assessment that Hamas's triumph will lead to confrontations inside the PNA and said that if Hamas takes control of the Palestinian parliament and government it will bring about …