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.


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