Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, opposes the peace talks starting in Washington on Wednesday and is not taking part.
Four Israelis,two men and two women, one of whom was pregnant, were killed on the Tuesday night West Bank attack.
PA condemned the attack, saying it harms Palestinian interests.
Latest update 23:34 31.08.10
Hamas issued a statement on Tuesday claiming responsibility for the shooting attack in the West Bank that left four Israeli civilians dead.
The statement from the armed wing of Hamas, a group that opposes any dialogue with Israel, said the "Qassam Brigades announces its full responsibility for the heroic operation in Hebron."
"Hamas praises the attack and regards it as a natural response to the crimes of the occupation," said Sami Abu-Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman in Gaza, adding that the attack was proof "of a failure of security coordination" between
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