Qatar: Reconciliation Meeting Underway Between Hamas and Fatah

Qatar to organize a reconciliation meeting between Hamas and Fatah (Photo: via Doha Forum)

Osama Al-Qawasmi, the spokesperson for the Fatah movement, has affirmed that Qatari efforts are underway to hold a reconciliation meeting between Hamas and Fatah in the Qatari capital of Doha.

Al-Qawasmi noted that the Palestinian leadership and the Qatari officials are in touch to resume reconciliation meetings in Doha, which have stopped for three months, adding that the meeting will take place after Qatar sent an invitation to various Palestinian political parties.

The date of he meeting is still to be decided, based on the schedule of political leaders of both parties.

Al-Qawasmi asserted that his movement is interested in realizing Palestinian unity, calling on Hamas to take the necessary steps to achieve this reconciliation.

A meeting between Hamas and Fatah leaders took place in Qatar three months ago. However, leaders of both Hamas and Fatah have exchanged accusations over its failure.

Hamas leader, Ismail Haniyeh arrived in Doha on Saturday as part of a visit to the country.




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