News Briefs

  4/26/2014, Nissan 26, 5774

Haniyeh Urges Abbas Not to Bow to 'External Pressure'

Hamas’s Gaza Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, on Friday evening telephoned Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

According to the Ma’an news agency, it was the first time the two had spoken directly since the reconciliation pact between Hamas and Fatah was announced earlier this week.

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