Palestinians celebrate the reconciliation deal
Hamas, Abbas's PLO in reconciliation deal
Gaza, April 23, 2014
The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference.
The move envisions forming a unity government within five weeks and holding national elections six months after a vote of confidence by the Palestinian parliament. - Reuters