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Video: Hamas, Fatah officially sign reconciliation accord in Cairo

CAIRO – 12 October 2017: Palestine’s two political rivals Fatah and Hamas signed a reconciliation accord Thursday in Cairo, per which the Concession Government operating will be handed the administration affairs of Rafah border before Dec.1.
Video of the Palestinian rivals signing the accord in Cairo

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During a press conference, both delegations’ leaders expressed gratitude to Egypt’s mediation role and hosting of reconciliation talks.
Both delegations released a statement Thursday, saying that the Palestinian Concession government should assume the administration affairs of the border before Dec. 1, while working on removing all division suffered problems. It also added that the Presidential Guard of President Mahmoud Abbas will operate the border, under a reconciliation deal.
Egypt, which hosted a series of meetings between both parties over the past two days, invited Palestinian factions who signed the 2011 Accord to hold their coming meeting on Nov. 21, 2017 in Cairo, said the statement.