CAIRO, October 10, 2017 (WAFA) – The Cairo-based dialogue between Fatah and Hamas parties aims to enable the Palestinian National Consensus Government to assume full responsibilities in the Gaza Strip, Fatah movement‘s spokesman and member of its Revolutionary Council Osama al-Qawasmi said on Tuesday.
Al-Qawasmi said in a press statement that the dialogue is also meant to lead to presidential and legislative elections as agreed.
“We in Fatah movement want to reach the rule of law in Gaza as is the case in the West Bank,” he said, adding that there should be one authority, one law and one weapon based on clear national pillars.
He stressed that Fatah movement and at the instructions of President Mahmoud Abbas will make every effort to make the dialogue a success.
“It is not permissible to fail or retreat. We highly appreciate Egypt‘s role and successful efforts to end the Palestinian divide,” he concluded.
The Fatah and Hamas delegations arrived in Cairo on Monday to begin reconciliation talks under the sponsorship of the Egyptian authorities.