Palestinian Abbas addressed the Palestinian Legislative Council. This was the first meeting of the Council since the Hamas party won a… read more
Palestinian Abbas addressed the Palestinian Legislative Council. This was the first meeting of the Council since the Hamas party won a majority of seats in legislative elections January 25th. He emphasized his commitment to the Middle East “road map” and to continued negotiations with Israel.
President Abbas, who was elected a year ago to a four-year term, is leader of the Fatah Party formerly headed by Yasser Arafat. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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