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Abbas comments on dialogue with Hamas


Source: | 02-02-2009 10:45

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would not hold reconciliation talks with Hamas as long as the militant group rejected his authority.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would not hold reconciliation talks with Hamas as long as the militant group rejected his authority.(
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he
would not hold reconciliation talks with Hamas as long
as the militant group rejected his authority.(

He stressed talks between Fatah and Hamas would happen only if Hamas recognizes the Palestinian Liberation Organization, which is dominated by Abbas' Fatah faction.

Another condition stated by Abbas is that Hamas must recognize its obligations including committing to an Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution.


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