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Egypt proposes West Bank-Gaza Strip unity committee

Posted in Adminstration and Government, Egypt and Palestine, Internal Palestinian Affairs by beyondtheborder on April 11, 2009

“This was a last-minute proposal, the details of which are unclear, waiting to be clarified during the coming round of talks that will be held at the end of April,” he added.

Al-Bardaweel expressed hope of reaching an agreement during the coming round of talks, and affirmed that “it will not be the last, in the event that there are unresolved issues, because Hamas as well as Fatah is determined to keep the doors open for Palestinian unity.”

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Hamas rules out abiding by past PLO commitments

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 28, 2009

According to Senior Hamas leader Salah Al-Bardaweel, accepting the agreements, such as the Oslo Accords or other signing documents, would be impossible, although he said the movement made a number of other concessions.

Salah Al-Bardaweel

Salah Al-Bardaweel

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The Hamas leader further said that the PLO does not represent all Palestinian factions, and added that the organization should be reformed in order to represent all factions.

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