Abbas to push Palestinian unity government to accept Quartet demands

27.05.2011                      23.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 38 des Omer

Diplomatie:

Abbas to push Palestinian unity government to accept Quartet demands

Obama has stressed that recent Fatah-Hamas reconciliation raises profound and legitimate questions for Israel as Hamas does not recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

Sources close to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that he will seek to form a government of technocrats by mid-June which will accept the demands of the Quartet, including recognition of Israel.
The sources said that Abbas also appears determined to see Salam Fayyad appointed as prime minister on the unity government, despite widespread objection, as he believes that without Fayyad, the international criticism he has received because of the reconciliation agreement with Hamas cannot be countered….