Palestine’s Hamas team has agreed to talks with rival Fatah motion, to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold general elections, the team stated in a assertion on Sunday.
CAIRO: Palestine’s Hamas team has agreed to talks with rival Fatah motion, to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold general elections as a way to carry out a deal to close their lengthy-functioning feud, the team stated in a assertion on Sunday.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Western-backed Palestine Authority, managed by Fatah, fought a war with Hamas in excess of Gaza in 2007, which led to Hamas taking in excess of.
Tries to reconcile the two and type a power-sharing unity governing administration in Gaza and the West Lender have failed.
Hamas stated in its assertion that it agreed to dissolve administration functioning Gaza, allow the reconciliation governing administration to carry out its duties in the territory, to hold elections and enter talks with Fatah.
Egypt has been brokering talks with Abbas’s Fatah team to carry out a deal signed in 2011 in Cairo with Islamist Hamas to close their dispute and type an interim governing administration before elections.
With the prospect of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. Trump administration more sympathetic to Israel, Abbas has set force on Hamas, which includes not paying Israel for electrical power for Gaza territory and chopping salaries for civil servants there.
(Reporting by Mohamed El Sherif composing by Patrick Markey Enhancing by Simon Cameron-Moore)