Fatah, Hamas agree to form interim government-Egypt

CAIRO, April 27 Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:58am EDT

CAIRO, April 27 (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement hammered an agreement with the rival Hamas group on Wednesday on forming an interim government and fixing a date for general election, Egyptian intelligence said.

"The consultations resulted in full understandings over all points of discussions, including setting up an interim agreement with specific tasks and to set a date for election," Egyptian intelligence said in a statement.

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