Fatah-Hamas deal boosts hopes for UK recognition of Palestine: Ambassador

Author: GREG WILCOX | Arab News StaffFri, 2017-10-13 00:39ID: 1507833148326985500LONDON: Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian ambassador to the UK, on Thursday said the historic deal between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo has boosted the chances of the UK recognizing the state of Palestine. The two rival factions Hamas and Fatah signed a reconciliation agreement after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of Gaza including the key Rafah border crossing, a decade after seizing the enclave in a civil war.The deal was brokered by Egypt and helps bridge the bitter and bloody gulf...
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