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  Tevet 26, 5773 , 08/01/13

Abbas and Mashaal to Visit Cairo

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal are expected to visit Cairo this week, ahead of a possible meeting between them, sources in the PA government said on Monday.

In an interview with CNN over the weekend, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on both Abbas and Mashaal to promote internal unity between their two factions without preconditions. At the same time, Morsi said he recognizes that successfully implementing a unity plan will not be easy.

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