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Elections commission concludes consultations on general elections on a positive note


RAMALLAH, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (WAFA) – A delegation from the Central Elections Commission (CEC) headed by its chairman Hanna Nasir concluded yesterday following a visit to the Gaza Strip consultations on general elections and was scheduled to return to Ramallah today, according to a CEC statement.

The CEC delegation met yesterday with Hamas leadership in the Gaza Strip and received Hamas written consent to participate in the upcoming general elections which will be held in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including Jerusalem.

“The CEC has thus concluded all consultations in relations with general elections,” said the statement, and will brief President Mahmoud Abbas on the results of its meetings after his return from an official visit to Qatar, adding that the President “is expected to issue a presidential decree setting the date for the upcoming legislative and presidential elections.”


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