Abbas: If Gazans don't vote, we will cancel elections

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 17, 2011 13:22

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that election in September would be canceled if Hamas refused to allow voting in the Gaza Strip, Reuters reported.

"Elections should include the West Bank and Gaza," Abbas commented at a news conference. He added, "Without that we cannot hold elections."


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