State Dep’t: Palestinian Unity Gov’t and Abbas’ Reconciliation Deal With Hamas Are ‘Different’ – But Also ‘Linked’

July 2, 2014 | 11:06 PM EDT

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the unity
government set up by Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas a
month ago and the reconciliation agreement with Hamas which made its
establishment possible were “different” – but also “linked.”