Report: Abbas to step down as PA president within 2 months

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 26, 2015 20:44

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has allegedly notified sources that he will step down from his position within two months, Channel 1 reported Sunday.

According to PA officials, Abbas's surprising announcement of retirement is due to fatigue.

Speculation for the 80-year-old's reported plans to resign also center around his failure to make progress in peace negotiations with Israel.


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