Unofficial Summit on Handover of Gov’t in Gaza

Unofficial Summit on Handover of Gov’t in GazaUnofficial Summit on Handover of Gov’t in Gaza

A high-profile unofficial summit has been held in Brussels to discuss the handover of the Palestinian government in the besieged Gaza Strip, Wafa reported on Friday. According to the Palestinian Authority news agency, the Swedish Foreign Ministry invited Russia, the US, the EU, Egypt, Norway and the PA to participate in the discussions. Azzam Al-Ahmad, representing the PA, introduced a report about the latest developments regarding the reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas, the two main Palestinian factions. He spoke about the measures taken to end the internal Palestinian division, the return of the Palestinian government of national accord to Gaza and the obstacles that it encountered in trying to implement the reconciliation deal signed on 14 October last year in Cairo, Middle East Monitor reported. After listening to the report, said Wafa, the participants discussed the role of the international community to remove the obstacles ahead of the reconciliation, considering this to be a basic condition to end the suffering of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.


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