Hamdallah said the incident would not prevent him from pursuing unity and reconciliation with Hamas.
The West is pushing Israel back to peace talks after the Gaza war. But J.J. Goldberg reports that Israel has made a ‘dramatic’ reversal — and won’t consider agreeing to a Palestinian state.
Palestinian technocrat prime minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Hamas-dominated Gaza Strip on Thursday to convene the first meeting of a unity government there since a brief civil war in 2007 between Hamas and forces loyal to the Fatah party.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has offered his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas just two weeks after taking office, an official in his press office told Reuters on Thursday.
Palestinian Prime Minister-designate Rami Hamdallah said on Tuesday he hoped to form his West Bank-based government this week but was committed to implementing a power-sharing deal with Gaza’s Hamas rulers.