Haniyeh: 120 Fatah members can return to Gaza
Published Tuesday 28/01/2014 (updated) 28/01/2014 11:32
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Monday that 120 Fatah members would be allowed to return to Gaza in order to push reconciliation forward.
Haniyeh told the al-Kitab satellite channel that the reconciliation file will move forward as long as leaders in the West Bank and Gaza Strip are willing to end the division.
“We need arrangements for reconciliation to be genuine, and we will not hold back in achieving it,” Haniyeh said, citing his government’s recent gestures as an evidence of that.
He added that it was important to hold student union and local government elections for a transitional period, saying that there were “community and political reconciliations” that must occur to form a government.