Palestinian president urges Hamas to yield power

September 7, 2014 2:12 PM

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian president has threatened to dissolve a new unity government if the Hamas militant group does not give up power in the Gaza Strip.

Mahmoud Abbas told reporters in Cairo late Saturday that he cannot accept the current situation in Gaza. He said if Hamas will not accept one central authority, "we will not accept partnership with it."

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