advertisement

Israel says Hamas must disarm under Palestinian unity deal

Israel says Hamas must disarm under Palestinian unity dealHamas must disarm and recognise Israel under a Palestinian unity deal announced on Thursday with its rival Fatah aimed at ending their decade-long split, an Israeli government official said. "Any reconciliation between the (Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority) and Hamas must include a commitment to international agreements and to the conditions of the Quartet, first of which is recognising Israel and demilitarising Hamas," the official said in the Israeli government's first reaction to the deal signed in Cairo. The reaction was Israel's first after the two major Palestinian factions agreed a unity deal in the Egyptian capital on Thursday afternoon, which is supposed to see the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority retake control of Gaza from Islamists Hamas by December 1.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-says-hamas-must-disarm-under-palestinian-unity-163152740.html




advertisement


National Weather

advertisement