Abbas heads to Damascus for meeting with Assad

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 14, 2009 11:14

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was heading to Damascus on Thursday for a meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad. The two were expected to discuss the Middle East peace process as well as efforts for reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah. Israel Radio reported that Abbas was not expected to meet Hamas-leader Khaled Mashaal or any other of the group's senior officials on his visit to the Syrian capital.


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