Abbas sends Qurei to Damascus to talk with Hamas

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 5, 2006 11:18

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas sent former Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei to Damascus in a last effort to convince Hamas officials to accept a bargain on the "prisoner's initiative" as Abbas' 10-day deadline for acceptance neared. Qurei was expected to meet Syrian President Bashar Assad in order to request his assistance in convincing Hamas officials, Israel Radio reported.


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