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Palestinians celebrate the reconciliation deal

Hamas, Abbas's PLO in reconciliation deal

Gaza, April 23, 2014

The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference.

The move envisions forming a unity government within five weeks and holding national elections six months after a vote of confidence by the Palestinian parliament. - Reuters




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