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Egypt to launch another round of Palestinian negotiations

Egypt is willing take another shot at unifying Palestinian factions, but no one seems to be getting their hopes up about the outcome.
Khaled Fawzi (C), head of the Egyptian Intelligence services, Azzam al-Ahmad (C-L), head of the Fatah delegation for the talks, and Hamas' new deputy leader Salah al-Aruri (C-R) pose for a group picture with both Palestinian delegations following the signing of a reconciliation deal in Cairo on October 12, 2017, as the two rival Palestinian movements ended their decade-long split following negotiations overseen by Egypt.
The new Hamas deputy leader and the head of Fatah's delegation struck the deal which wa
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RAMALLAH, West Bank — In the next few days, Egypt is expected to invite Palestinian factions to visit Cairo to start a new round of political consultations in a bid to achieve Palestinian reconciliation.

Azzam al-Ahmad, who heads the reconciliation effort in the Fatah movement, told Palestine TV on June 12 that Egypt is arranging with the Fatah and Hamas movements to resume the reconciliation process in the hopes that Hamas will agree to implement what was previously agreed upon, namely the 2017 Cairo Agreement.

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