HAMAS politburo leader arrives in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 22 / Trend /
Palestinian HAMAS leader Khaled Meshaal has arrived in Turkey today, Haberturk reports.
Yesterday, Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas paid an unscheduled visit to Ankara.
A meeting of representatives of the Movement for the National Liberation of Palestine (FATAH) and the Islamic Resistance Movement of Palestine (HAMAS), scheduled for June 21, has been postponed for an indefinite time; consultations on forming a transitional government will be retimed.
FATAH and HAMAS held a meeting in Cairo on June 14, at which they reached unity regarding candidacy of the future transitional government's prime minister and decided to announce the candidates for prime minister and cabinet ministers at a meeting on June 21. FATAH nominated Salam Fayyad to the post of prime minister, while his candidacy caused strong objections by HAMAS.
A signing ceremony for the Palestinian reconciliation agreement took place in Cairo on May 4.