Hamas agreed to dissolve the administrative committee it had formed in March a year ago to run the daily affairs in the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave that Hamas has been ruling since it had violently taken control of it in the summer of 2007.
'We accepted that as a sign of our good will toward reconciliation, ' Hamas official Hussam Badran said.
Hamas said it had dissolved the contentious Administrative Committee that runs Gaza, invited Abbas' government to return to Gaza and was ready to hold new elections.
The statement called on Palestinian government ministers in Ramallah to come to Gaza and fully assume their roles, however, the PA still has not responded to the statement, as Palestinian president is about to leave to NY for the United Nations General Assembly session, where he will meet U.S president, Donald Trump.
Since 2007, Israel and Egypt have maintained a land and sea blockade on the Gaza Strip to prevent attacks.
It added that it had decided to make the announcement in response to Egyptian efforts to achieve reconciliation and end internal Palestinian divisions. Abbas has also cut the salaries of thousands of former PA employees, many his supporters, who he had instructed not to work for the Hamas government.
The takeover led to rival governments, with Hamas controlling Gaza and Abbas in charge of autonomous enclaves in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
By doing this, Hamas has demonstrated a willingness to reach agreement with the Palestinian Fatah movement under the mediation of Egypt.
'The administrative committee is now dissolved and the government can come to Gaza today to assume its responsibilities and duties, ' he added.
Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, including Hamas, have fought three wars since 2008.
The unemployment rate now stands at 42 percent in Gaza, infrastructure for water and electricity do not meet its residents' basic needs and half of the population relies on humanitarian aid.
"As a result of having Fatah delegation in Cairo, Hamas has been put under the pressure of Egypt and Fatah delegation to immediately respond to Abbas call of dissolving its administrative committee, and it really did and agreed to dissolve it", said Oukal.
Despite Sunday's announcement, any reconciliation deal would still face many obstacles. The decision of Hamas to finally hold negotiations with Fatah may indicate first steps towards reconciliation.
Israel has blockaded Gaza for a decade, and its border with Egypt has also remained largely closed in recent years.
There have been continuous ceasefire violations going on from the Pakistani side along the IB for the last four months. BSF jawan, Brijendra Bahadur Singh, was hit by a bullet at his abdomen, who later succumbed during evacuation process.
While Luke will probably have a key role to play in the new movies, it’s certain the new actors will dominate the storyline. He felt he needed to know what all those years have done to Luke even if the material doesn’t get told in the actual movie.
The Belgium worldwide has enjoyed a fast start to life at Old Trafford , scoring four goals in four Premier League games thus far. If Manchester United have been dominant and consistent, unfortunately we would have to say the opposite about Everton .
Because sometimes, lightning (slash, insanely scary and genius horror movies starring Jamie Lee Curtis ) strikes twice. The 2018 film will see Curtis' Strode face " her final confrontation" with Myers, Comcast Corp-owned Universal said.
According to his database, there has only been two occasions where a player did not miss any games after a concussion. If he is not free of symptoms after a step, he has to stop until he is symptom free and start the stage over.
Moreover, for the first time, Ivy and David even did not see each other, due to the fact that their communication was online. It should be noticed that these two people began relations just as friends, as they lived in different countries.
This competition of managers started by Pep became even more interesting than the competition of their football teams. He believes that the tough competition will help him and his Manchester City team to go to the next higher level.
Spaniard Carlos Sainz, set to move to the works Renault team next year, rounded out the top 10 for Toro Rosso. Nico Hulkenberg was best-of-the rest in seventh for Renault , just ahead of McLaren 's Fernando Alonso .
And, after all, boobs are one of the only things that have never let Travis down "in this entire country's history". But Baldwin and co-panelist Keith Reed, a former EPSN senior editor, did not drop Travis's " boobs " comment.
Tips casino players online You need to understand the difference between traditional casinos and online casinos. Still, the main goal, anyway, is to get a prize and the opportunity to become rich without putting an effort.