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Abbas: US agreed to Hamas running in PA elections
JPost.com Staff
10/22/2005
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas stated Friday that he felt he had convinced the United States government to agree to Hamas' participation
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas stated Friday that he felt he had convinced the United States government to agree to Hamas' participation in the January elections. Abbas affirmed that in a democracy, everyone has a right to participate in elections, and that he would not demand that Hamas commit to stop violence, Israel Radio reported.
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