Palestinian unity raises new problems as it solves others

29.04.2011                      25.Nisan, 5771                      Tag 10 des Omer

Analyse II:

Palestinian unity raises new problems as it solves others

Security, foreign aid and prospects for a Palestinian state could be jeopardized as a result of deal brokered by Hamas and Fatah.

The memorandum signed by the Fatah and Hamas movements on Wednesday, aimed at ending a four-year-old political division, creates as many problems as it solves, experts warned.
The agreement calls for an interim Palestinian government of technocrats, followed by presidential and parliamentary elections one year after the agreement is signed on May 4. But the agreement leaves out a lot of critical issues to the Palestinian future, including Palestinian statehood, the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, control of security forces and the future of Western financial aid to the Palestinian Authority….