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Hamas slams PNA decision on elections

09-02-2012 05:03 BJT

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The Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, has slammed the decision of the Palestinian National Authority to hold municipal elections in the West Bank only.

Salah al-Bardaweel, a senior Hamas leader in Gaza, said on Saturday that holding municipal elections in the West Bank only "is a clear violation to the reached reconciliation understandings and agreements."

The Palestinian Central Elections Commission announced Saturday that the race for municipal elections is open for those who want to run. Elections for West Bank municipal councils will be held on October 20.

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CCTV.com

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