Hamas rejects Egypt unity proposal

Published October 15th, 2009 - 01:02 GMT

Hamas leadership in Syria, and several other Palestinian factions rejected the Egyptian proposal for unity with Fatah party, the Associated Press said on Thursday.


Eight factions, including Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, issued a joint statement calling for the revision of the Egyptian plan to include the right of Palestinians to resist the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.


Fatah signed the agreement Wednesday.  


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