Quotable

Quotable

June 17, 2007

The Palestinian president was speaking Thursday as he dissolved the Hamas-Fatah unity government after Hamas militia members took control of key power centers in Gaza. A Palestinian civil war was predicted as Abbas dismissed the prime minister, Ismail Haniya of Hamas, and announced that a temporary emergency government would be established until new elections can be held.

?This is madness, the madness that is going on in Gaza now.?

Mahmoud Abbas

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.