Abbas pledges to talk unity with Hamas in Gaza

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    RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on Wednesday he was ready to go to Gaza this week for talks with Hamas about ending the split and forming a interim government.

    Abbas, leader of the secular Fatah movement, said he was ready to go to Gaza "tomorrow" for talks with the enclave's Islamist rulers about ending the bitter split that has poisoned relations within the Palestinian national movement.

    "I am ready to go to Gaza tomorrow to end the division and form a government of independent national figures to start preparing for presidential, legislative and (Palestinian) National Council elections within six months," he said in a speech to members of the PLO Central Council, .

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    Didn't Hamas respond to this by attacking those in Gaza who thought it was a good idea?
     
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    No.
     
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    So, this article I read this morning is a lie.

    Good to know.

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