Palestinian Authority Leader Mahmoud Abbas
(Worthy News)-- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday that Hamas has until Tuesday to join a new unity government, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Abbas's ultimatum came during an interview with the Saudi TV network Al-Arabiya.
In order to join the government, Hamas and other Palestinian factions would have to accept the PLO's political program, he said. Hamas and the PA have been holding consultations over the possibility of forming a new unity government.
The PA leadership insists that Palestinian factions wishing to join the proposed government must accept the PLO's political program, including recognition of the two-state solution. --Source
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