Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation agreement

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Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation agreement
The sides hope to end a rift that has lasted more than 15 years.
Elad Benari, Canada
Oct 14, 2022

The Palestinian Arab Fatah and Hamas factions have signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers, vowing to hold elections by next October in their latest attempt to end a rift that has now lasted more than 15 years, AFP reported. The deal was signed on Thursday by a leading figure from the Fatah Party of Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and by the chief of Hamas, which rules Gaza. Abbas himself was not present.

"We signed this agreement to get rid of the malignant cancer of division that has entered the Palestinian body," said the head of the Fatah delegation, Azzam al-Ahmed, according to AFP. "We are optimistic that it will be implemented and will not remain ink on paper."

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