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Hamas dissolves Gaza administration, aiming to build unity government

17 September 2017, 12:51 | Devin Moran

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Hamas's statement said the move came as a direct result of Egyptian negotiations for Palestinian unity, saying it wanted talks "to achieve Palestinian reconciliation and end the division".

Hamas agreed to dissolve the administrative committee it had formed in March previous year to run the daily affairs in the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since it had violently taken control of it in the summer of 2007.

"We in Fatah movement are ready to implement reconciliation".

The Palestinian Authority, controlled by Fatah and based in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, fought a war with Hamas over Gaza in 2007, which led to Hamas taking over.

Hamas announced on Sunday that it has dissolved its administration of the Gaza strip, and would be prepared to commence talks with Fatah on holding general elections and forming a unity government.

The last time Hamas and Fatah tried to reconcile in May 2014, the two parties agreed to allow the PA government take responsibility for Gaza and hold elections.

Most recently, Abbas had increased pressure on Hamas by asking Israel to reduce power deliveries to the Gaza Strip.




On Friday, Abbas brought an official Fatah delegation to Cairo to join the reconciliation dialogue that Egypt has been sponsoring, before which Abbas chaired a meeting for Palestine Liberation organization executive committee in Ramallah. At the end of the war, Hamas and Fatah disagreed on whether the consensus government should pay the salaries of 42,000 Hamas employees or not.

Representatives for Abbas, who is in NY ahead of the U.N. General Assembly this week, could not be reached for comment, nor could Fatah representatives presently in Egypt, which has been hosting talks with Hamas.

It added that it had decided to make the announcement in response to Egyptian efforts to achieve reconciliation and end internal Palestinian divisions.

The Hamas movement, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since it forcibly seized control in 2007, said it is ready to meet in Cairo with Abbas' Fatah party and other factions on the formation of a unity government.

"This puts Abu Mazen and Fatah to the real test", Barhoum said in a statement on Hamas's official website.

However, Bjorn was skeptical if Hamas's announcement on Sunday would lead to a full-fledged reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah. But he said more information was needed before considering it a done deal.



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