GAZA, June 14 (KUNA) -- Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on
Sunday agreed to end political arrests between one another during conciliation
meetings held in the West Bank and Gaza.
Fatah senior official Ibrahim Abul Naja during a joint press conference
with Hamas official Ayman Taha, said that the two factions have also decided
to exchange lists of arrested members in preparation for their release, as
well as putting a stop to conflicting media campaigns against one another.
He added that the two factions appreciate Cairo's eager role regarding the
Conciliation committees from both factions will hold constant meetings to
end the state of division and create the components of comprehensive national
dialogue under Egypt's vision, in preparation for the signature of an
agreement at the end of July, he noted.
On his part, Hamas' Taha reiterated that the Gaza and Ramallah meetings
come under the framework of ending the state of division in preparation for
the conciliation agreement. (pickup previous)
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