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Hamas will not attend Palestinian meeting over Jerusalem

Published : Sunday, 14 January, 2018 at 12:00 AM Count : 46

GAZA CITY, Jan 13 : Islamist movement Hamas said on Saturday it would not participate in a meeting of Palestinian leaders to debate responses to the controversial US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The decision not to take part in the meeting to begin late Sunday is a further setback to failing reconciliation efforts between leading Palestinian factions.
"We have taken the decision not to participate in the meeting of the (Palestinian) Central Council in Ramallah," Hamas said in a statement, however stressing its "commitment to the unity of our people".    AFP







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