Abbas: 'Israel used division to evade peace'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 4, 2011 14:24




PA President Mahmoud Abbas spoke during the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation ceremony on Wednesday.

At the ceremony, Abbas said that "we must put the black period of our division behind us."

"Israel must choose between peace and settlements," he added. "Israel used the split between Hamas and Fatah as an excuse to evade its obligations towards the peace process."


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