Abbas says he will meet Mashaal on Nov 23

17.11.2011                      20.Cheschwan. 5772

Palästina:

Abbas says he will meet Mashaal on Nov 23

PA president says two leaders will discuss unity government, upcoming elections; "Meeting with Hamas leaders necessary."

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced Wednesday that he would meet with Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal on November 23 to discuss with him the implementation of the Egyptian-sponsored reconciliation agreement between the two parties.
Addressing supporters in Ramallah on the anniversary of Palestinian “independence day” and the death of Yasser Arafat, Abbas said: “It’s our right and duty to meet with the leadership of Hamas, which represents an important part of the Palestinian people.”…