Abbas postpones formation of new government due to boycott of majority of Palestinian factions

Palestinian sources told Al-Hayat newspaper that the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas decided to postpone the formation of the new government because of the refusal of the majority of the Palestinian factions to participate in it.


According to the sources, the current government, headed by Rami Hamdallah, will continue to be tasked with conducting works until such time as a new government can be formed.

Al-Wefaq government, headed by Rami al-Hamdallah, had resigned at the disposal of the president, while the latter agreed to do so and entrusted it with running the business until a new government was formed.

It should be mentioned that the decision of the resignation of al-Wefaq government raised the opposition of the Palestinian movements, including Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-Fida Party, because it would strengthen the division between Fatah and Hamas movements , that the continuation of the current government, formed by a conciliatory agreement, is a sign of hope for the revival of the internal Palestinian reconciliation and a unified government.

Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which have considerable political and popular weight, are not affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Organization, which President Mahmoud Abbas plans to form his new government of factions, which is rejected by the majority of Palestinian factions.



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