Palestinian unity agreement essential, says Meretz leader

June 2, 2014 11:37

Meretz leader MK Zehava Gal-On reacted on Monday to the Palestinian unity government with Hamas, calling on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to give the two parties a chance "to reach a deal." 

"The unity between Hamas and Fatah is essential," she said, adding that it will turn Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "into the president of all Palestinians...on the condition that the new government will recognize the state of Israel, recognize previous agreements and stop violence and terrorism." 

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