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Hamas leader calls for 'all Palestine', national unity

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Hamas politburo chief Khaled Meshaal on Saturday rejected ceding "an inch" of Palestinian territory to Israel or recognising the Jewish state, in a speech in Gaza marking the 25th anniversary of the Islamist group's founding. 

Hamas leader in exile Khaled Meshaal (C) waves to the crowds at a rally in Gaza City to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Islamist movement. Speaking at the event Meshaal rejected ceding "an inch" of Palestinian territory to Israel or recognising the Jewish state.

"Palestine is our land and nation from the (Mediterranean) sea to the (Jordan) river, from north to south, and we cannot cede an inch or any part of it," he said of the borders currently held by Israel and the Palestinian Authority, at a rally.

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