Hamas, Fatah confirm Egyptian-brokered reconciliation deal
By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF
April 27, 2011 18:42
Spokespeople for both Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday confirmed that "all differences" have been worked out between the long-feuding Palestinians political movements.
A spokesperson for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that Hamas has agreed to hold elections within a year, a part of the reconciliation deal it signed in Cairo.
A Hamas spokesperson said that "all points of differences" between the rival groups have been overcome. He added that officials in Cairo will soon invite top Hamas and Fatah officials for a signing ceremony in the Egyptian capital.