Abbas hopes for unity gov't despite differences

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 15, 2006 15:49

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed regret Sunday for continuing differences between Fatah and Hamas, saying there was still a chance for unity talks. "Regretfully, the differences are still there," Abbas said following talks with Jordan's King Abdullah II in the Jordanian capital. "Efforts for forming a national unity government are still present," he said of the prospect of a government that includes both groups.


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