Bahrain welcomes Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal

  • Friday 13, October 2017 in 3:30 PM
Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Kingdom of Bahrain has welcomed the reconciliation agreement signed between Fatah and Hamas factions under the sponsorship of the Arab Republic of Egypt, reported Bahrain News Agency, BNA.

BNA quoted a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain as saying that such a significant achievement will put an end to divisions and lead to peaceful action, renunciation of violence, consolidation of the Palestinian ranks and reinforcement of their capabilities to confront the challenges facing their cause to fulfill the aspirations of the brotherly Palestinian people.

"The ministry also pays tribute to the Arab Republic of Egypt for the indefatigable efforts it has exerted to make the Palestinian reconciliation happen in an embodiment of its pivotal role in the service of Arab causes and protection of the Arab national security," the statement said.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated Bahrain’s unwavering stance that strongly supports the Palestinians and backs all efforts aiming to attain comprehensive just peace towards the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on all its territories with East Jerusalem as a capital, according to the Arab Peace Initiative and the two-state solution and on the basis of international legitimacy and relevant UN resolutions.