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France welcomes Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) PARIS, Oct 13 (KUNA) -- France on Friday welcomed the reconciliation agreement Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah signed in Cairo Thursday.

In a statement, the French Foreign Ministry lauded the role of the Egyptian authorities to conclude the deal that will "enable the Palestinian Authority to practise full powers in the Gaza Strip." It stressed the significance of reconciliation to improve the living conditions of the Palestinian people in Gaza, as well as guaranteeing security there.

Hamas Politburo said on Thursday that the two movements had concluded an Egyptian-sponsored deal after two-day talks in Cairo, to end a decade-long rift. (end) mjz.msa

France welcomes Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal

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