Gaza, ALRAY - The Prime Minister of Israeli occupation Benjamin Netanyahu heads an emergency cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss the impact of Palestinian unity deal.
Netanyahu accused the President Mahmoud Abbas of favoring a unity with Hamas over peace.
Netanyahu complained in telephone call with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, that " Abbas is not interested in peace. "
Israeli political sources acknowledged, that Israel was surprised of signing a reconciliation pact between Fatah and Hamas movements .
The sources explained that the cabinet assembled to discuses Israel’s next steps after the agreement, , but it has ruled out taking any exceptional measures or withdrawing from the peace negotiations.
The United States expressed his disappointment with the Palestinian reconciliation agreement.
The spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department said the agreement may undermine Washington's efforts as well as the efforts of Israelis and Palestinians sides to extend the negotiations peace process past April 29 deadline.
She stressed that any Palestinian government would have to accept three key PA commitments," recognizing Israel, renouncing violence, and accepting previous Israeli-Palestinian agreements."