Talks between Palestinian Authority, Hamas Stall

(Wall Street Journal) Rory Jones - The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday convened its first cabinet meeting in Gaza in three years, but talks with Hamas hit a stumbling block over its refusal to disarm. PA President Mahmoud Abbas has warned he won't allow Hamas to maintain its armed wing as part of a unity government. Abbas said Monday, "I will not accept or copy or reproduce the Hizbullah example in Lebanon. Everything must be in the hands of the Palestinian Authority," official PA media reported.

2017-10-04 00:00:00

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