Abbas: ‘Unity’ Government to Recognize Israel, Denounce Terror


abbasPalestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas declared that the PLO does not intend to apply for membership to any more international organizations and agencies Wednesday – at least, not in the near future.

Abbas, who made the comments in an interview with Walla! News, stated that the final decision would ultimately depend on “policy developments” in the “unity” government with Hamas, however – provided that elections are held, as scheduled, sometime before the end of May.

Abbas also revealed during the interview that he allegedly passed a note to the Israeli and US negotiating teams two full days before the PA applied to the agencies in April, threatening to submit the applications in the event that the last batch of 28 Palestinian Arab terrorists were not released. Read more here.

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  1. How about instead of Abbas announcing it, let’s have a joint announcement from Hamas and Fatah.
    Somehow, I don’t think that is going to happen.