Abbas, Hamas chief to finalise govt on 21 June: Fatah
AFP, Tuesday 14 Jun 2011
Meeting scheduled next week between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshall to form unity government

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will meet Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal in Cairo on 21 June to finalise a new government put together by the two factions, a top official of his Fatah movement said Tuesday.

"Today during the talks between the Fatah and Hamas delegations, a meeting was scheduled for next Tuesday between President Abbas and Meshaal to finalise the formation of the new government," said Azzam al-Ahmad, who heads the Fatah delegation at the talks.

"They also decided that this meeting will be the last to finalise the issue of the government," he told AFP.