By Palestine Chronicle Staff
Moussa Abu Marzouq, the deputy head of the political bureau of Hamas, has called for providing guarantees of fairness and equal opportunities for local Palestinian elections, and to respect its results.
Abu Marzouq tweeted: “Local elections in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem reflect the will of the people and strengthen national partnership.”
Hamas declared for the first time their commitment to successful local elections in the occupied West Bank and Gaza https://t.co/tcucp8YsXj
— A.Nabi Mussayab (@ANabiMussayab) July 16, 2016
The Hamas movement announced it would contribute to the success of the elections and will “facilitate the process that will serve the interests of the Palestinian people and their cause, on the basis of the provision of guarantees, fairness and equal opportunities, and vowed to respect the results.”
Hamas explained in a statement yesterday that the move is based on its desire to arrange the Palestinian house, consolidate the principle of partnership, and assume national responsibility in this critical time.