Morsi to Host Talks Between Fatah and Hamas

Aiming for reconciliation


CAIRO, Jan. 9 (UPI) — Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi plans to host reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas leaders in Cairo, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was to arrive Wednesday in Cairo at Morsi's request. Hamas leader Khaled Meshal arrived in the Egyptian capital Tuesday. The official Egyptian news agency MENA said Meshal planned to visit for several days.