Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Palestinian factions in Gaza to discuss reconciliation

 Maan News Agency
Published today (updated) 04/09/2012 12:45
Hamas and Fatah signed an Egyptian-brokered reconciliation agreement
in May 2011.
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian factions in Gaza will meet on Tuesday to discuss national reconciliation, Popular Struggle Front leader Mahmoud Zak said.

The faction leader told Ma'an that all parties, with the exception of Fatah and Hamas, will hold a meeting to discuss national reconciliation in order to end the state of division.

Reconciliation is vital in order to put pressure on Israel to end its illegal occupation, Zak said.

Hamas and Fatah signed an Egyptian-brokered reconciliation agreement in May 2011 to end four years of divided governments in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, but its implementation has repeatedly broken down.