Palestinian source: US acknowledge Hamas-Fatah unity pact

An official source in the Palestinian Authority reported that the US invited the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah for an official visit to Washington after learning he will also serve as prime minister of Hamas-Fatah unity government. According to the Palestinian official, the invitation is the American recognition of the unity government.


After signing the reconciliation agreement, the US announced that its position is that every Palestinian government must avoid violence, recognize Israel and respect earlier agreements and commitments between the sides. (AFP)