28 Total Quotes

Ghazi Hamad Quotes

If the international organization controlled the process of transferring money, then our economy will comply with their policies, and this would be a serious matter.
Ghazi Hamad
#Economy

Any attempt to reduce the authorities of the government will harm its performance and its ability to carry out its duties.
Ghazi Hamad
#Ability

All of the Palestinians are standing together. The government has repeatedly affirmed that we are not going to compromise.
Ghazi Hamad
#Compromise

There is a state of crisis and a state of siege. There is no place for any party to sit in the audience.
Ghazi Hamad
#Crisis

We reject the use of force or weapons against citizens or on the street.
Ghazi Hamad
#Force

The decision of the Interior Minister conformed with the law ... which gives the minister the authority to take the necessary decisions to guarantee security. The aim of the decision was to support and strengthen the efforts of the police, and not to replace the police.
Ghazi Hamad
#Authority

Israel is monitoring, but it can't monitor every channel.
Ghazi Hamad
#Israel

We do not want to rule alone (even if) we win a majority. We favor a coalition. There are many complications that would prevent us forming a government on our own at this stage.
Ghazi Hamad
#Majority

I think there is definitely a possibility for a coalition. I prefer to be in the government. ... The first focus is on internal issues. People are suffering from an absence of law.
Ghazi Hamad
#Focus

We want a government that is for the Palestinian people, and if we can't do that, then there are many options -- one of which is a government of technocrats.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

All of these passages or crossings serve our people. I think there is no problem for coordination with Israel on these things.
Ghazi Hamad
#Israel

We will not reject any assistance from any country - Iran or any other. Our delegation was in Teheran today and will be in Moscow tomorrow. We will try to look for political and financial support. It's our duty to pay salaries to our people. The world must understand that we are under occupation.
Ghazi Hamad
#Country

America will try to put pressure on Arab and Muslim countries not to give the PA money, but those countries are interested in helping the Palestinians so we are not worried.
Ghazi Hamad
#America

The occupation is continuing the escalation to undermine the work of the new government.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

Rockets are one of the resistance tools. Our people have the right to resist the occupation. The occupation is the problem and as long as the problem exists our people have the right to resist.
Ghazi Hamad
#People

We want to avoid major suffering of our people. We want to find a solution.
Ghazi Hamad
#People

We were hoping that the Europeans would denounce Israeli atrocities against our people. Unfortunately, they have linked aid to the needy and refugees to political considerations.
Ghazi Hamad
#People

We are not against expanding the government and we are not against forming a national coalition.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

We appreciate the Iranian backing, in particular in these difficult conditions for our people, who are undergoing a suffocating blockade.
Ghazi Hamad
#People

The continued (Israeli) occupation is the reason behind the tensions and the never-ending cycle of violence.
Ghazi Hamad
#Ending

We have repeatedly made it clear that the Israeli occupation was the reason for tension and continuing circle of confrontation.
Ghazi Hamad
#Reason

The outcome of the Israeli aggression in the Palestinian territories within last two weeks was 20 martyrs and more than 85 injuries.
Ghazi Hamad
#Aggression

The prime minister said that dialogue was still open, even for the creation of a national unity cabinet.
Ghazi Hamad
#Creation

The position of the (Interior Ministry) general inspector was not created by the government, it had been there before the new government was formed.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

The new force respects the law (and) the national interest.
Ghazi Hamad
#Force

We expect from President Abbas to protect his government and not to make such declarations.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

We feel that some countries and organizations try to bypass the government.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government

We (the government) will send a letter to the Quartet, which would convene soon, asking for their interference to try to stop building the wall, and we have earlier sent a similar letter to the UN secretary-general. We need an international pressure on Israel to force it to change its positions.
Ghazi Hamad
#Government