Clinton speaks with Netanyahu, Fayyad about new unity gov't

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad ahead of the planned signing in Cairo of a Palestinian reconciliation agreement between rival factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday, Israel Radio reported.
Speaking after Clinton's telephone conversations, a US State Department spokesperson said that the new Palestinian government must accept conditions set by the Quartet, according to the report. Those conditions include recognizing Israel, renouncing violence and recognizing and respecting previous agreements.
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