Sunday, December 11, 2011

Unity! Hamas and Fatah reportedly agree to keep two separate governments

Palestine Today reports that Fatah and Hamas plan to hold a meeting in Cairo on December 18th.

According to the director of the Center for Palestine Studies in Cairo, Ibrahim Alderawi, there will be a following meeting on the 22nd where all Palestinian Arab leaders will talk about whether the PLO should be revamped.

He said "There is a consensus between Fatah and Hamas to continue the Fatah government headed by Salam Fayyad in the West Bank, and the Hamas government headed by Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip," until planned elections in May.