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July 28, 2016 9:33 am

Abbas Says Fatah, Hamas to Hold Reconciliation Talks in Coming Weeks

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in coming weeks. Photo: Wikipedia.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in coming weeks. Photo: Wikipedia.

Fatah and Hamas, the two leading Palestinian factions, are to hold another round of reconciliation talks in the coming weeks in a bid to mend fences after nearly a decade of hostility, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday.

In an interview with a Sudanese television station, Abbas said the two parties will hold a new round of negotiations to discuss measures for general elections to select a president and members of parliament, and the establishment of a unity government.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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