February 6, 2012

JUST ANOTHER NATION:

Hamas, Fatah agree on unity gov't; Abbas to be PM (KHALED ABU TOAMEH02/06/2012,  Jerusalem Post)

Fatah and Hamas announced Monday they had reached another reconciliation agreement to end their differences - this time under the auspices of Qatar.

According to the new accord, dubbed the Doha Declaration, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is to serve as interim prime minister of a unity government consisting of independent figures.

The government's main mission, the agreement stipulates, would be to prepare for presidential and parliamentary elections and rebuild the Gaza Strip.
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