US said warning that Hamas victory could damage, if not bury, prospect of two-state solution
The push for postponing the Palestinian elections is gaining momentum inside the Palestinian Authority (PA), the al-Quds newspaper reported on Friday.
The Palestinian newspaper cited a US source with knowledge on the matter as voicing belief that US President Joe Biden would not object to the prospect.
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The source told the paper that Washington was aware of the challenges, including the long-running spat between Fatah, the party dominating the PA, and Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas, as well as economic plights.
The US official also warned that should Hamas, which rejects Israel's legitimacy, secure prominent positions within the PA, this could damage, if not bury, the prospect of a two-state solution. Read more at i24