Fatah official tells Ma´an news agency that the postponement is due
to public pressure on Abbas not to meet with Mofaz.
A meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz and Palestinian
Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that was scheduled for Sunday has
been postponed, a Fatah official told the Palestinian Ma´an news
A new date for the meeting, which was to have been held in Ramallah,
has not been set.
According to the official, the meeting was delayed in response to
public pressure on Abbas to not meet with Mofaz.
The official said that given the current conditions Abbas must
respect the will of the people.
Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been stalled
since the fall of 2010.