This file photo taken on October 12, 2017 shows Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad (R) and Saleh al-Aruri (L) of Hamas shaking hands after signing a reconciliation deal in Cairo. AFP / KHALED DESOUKI
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Fatah's top negotiator said Wednesday that rival movement Hamas was "not committed" to a landmark Palestinian reconciliation agreement, two days ahead of a key deadline to implement the accord.The U.N. envoy for the Middle East peace process meanwhile held meetings in the Gaza Strip as part of efforts to urge Hamas and rivals Fatah to follow through on their landmark reconciliation accord mediated by Egypt.Hamas is scheduled to hand back control of Gaza, including all ministries, to the Palestinian Authority by Friday, a decade after seizing it in a 2007 near civil war.Tuesday, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah called on PA employees to return to their jobs, with Hamas criticizing the move.
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