Abbas to discuss fate of PA with Hamas next month

28.10.2011                      30.Tischrei. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch

Diplomatie:

Abbas to discuss fate of PA with Hamas next month

The PA was set up as a state-in-waiting 17 years ago, but is now seen by critics as compromised body that eases the burden of occupation for Israel.

President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday that he plans to discuss the fate of the Palestinian Authority with his rivals Hamas next month, raising questions over its future with the peace process at a dead end.
"The Authority is not an authority. People and Palestinian institutions are asking me about the benefits of the continuation of the Authority," Abbas said in comments to his Fatah party published by WAFA news agency on Thursday….