Abbas: Fatah must reevaluate reconciliation pact with Hamas

09.01.2012                      14.Tewet. 5772

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Abbas: Fatah must reevaluate reconciliation pact with Hamas

Tension between the Palestinian factions contrasts with positive atmosphere stressed by both sides in December, when Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Meshal met in Cairo and agreed on steps to end hostility.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement said on Sunday it would have to reevaluate its reconciliation pact with the Islamist Hamas group following the rejection of a Fatah visit to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip last week.
In a statement, Fatah's Central Committee said Hamas's behavior showed it was not interested in the implementation of the reconciliation agreement signed in Cairo last year, which included the formation of a unity government and the holding of a parliamentary election on May 4….