Abbas says unity government will recognize Israel


During the first Palestinian unity government meeting, chaired by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the president said that the government is committed to the two-state solution along the 1967 border lines, recognizing Israel, renouncing violence and respecting past agreements.


"We are committed to what we said. Cooperation with Israel regarding security matters will continue so as to preserve the Palestinian interest," Abbas said. (Roi Kais)