Profile image
By Independent Media Review Analysis (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Palestinian Cabinet regrets Hamas decision not to allow local

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 15:43
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Cabinet regrets Hamas decision not to allow local elections in Gaza

http://english.wafa.ps/page.aspx?id=ZidDm6a53236304055aZidDm6

RAMALLAH, February 21, 2017 (WAFA – PLO news agency) – The Palestinian
cabinet expressed regret Tuesday over a decision by Hamas not to allow local
elections to be held in the Gaza Strip.

The cabinet said in a statement after its weekly meeting in Ramallah that
after hearing from the head of the Central Elections Commission, Hanna
Nasser, regarding his meetings with Hamas officials in Gaza, “the cabinet
expresses its regret from Hamas position that denies our people in Gaza the
right to participate in this democratic event.”

The cabinet, nevertheless, called on Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip
since July 2007, to change its position “in these critical times our
Palestinian people, cause and national project are passing through so that
elections will be the entrance to agreement on holding presidential and
legislative elections.”

It said these elections would reunite the Palestinian people and bring them
back to practicing democracy as a national requirement.

The cabinet had set local elections for May 13. They were originally planned
for October of last year but cancelled following a court order.

M.K.



Source: http://www.imra.org.il/story.php3?id=72211

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.