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Hamas official: Reconciliation efforts with Fatah at a dead end
Hamas senior member Mahmoud al-Zahar said that reconciliation efforts between his organization and Fatah have come to a dead end. According to al-Zahar, the bone of contention revolves around the structure of the PLO, government and legislative council.

 

Al-Zahar also denied reports stating that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal traveled to Turkey last week in order to resolve their differences. (Elior Levy, Ynet's Palestinian affairs correspondent)