President Abbas’s visit to Doha, Qatar, was an invitation from the prince to discuss expanding the Palestinian Authority’s influence in the Gaza Strip after the war. US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, had previously suggested that Abbas prepare for the post-war period by forming a more representative government and developing plans for reform and rehabilitation.
Reports indicate that Abbas briefed Blinken on ongoing preparations for a new government, a rehabilitation plan, and reforms to the PA’s administrative, legal, and economic systems. Hamas officials expressed willingness to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority on rebuilding the Gaza Strip but emphasized the need for a government and Reconstruction Authority that includes a range of Palestinian political forces and independent national figures.
Hamas pledged not to disrupt efforts to rebuild the Strip and support its residents in recovering from the effects of the war. The visit highlighted ongoing efforts to address post-war challenges in Gaza and emphasized the importance of cooperation between Palestinian political forces for regional reconstruction.
The meeting between President Abbas and Prince Turki bin Faisal was focused on finding ways to expand Palestinian Authority’s influence in Gaza after years of conflict. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had earlier urged Abbas to prepare for post-war period by forming a more representative government and developing plans for reform and rehabilitation.
According to reports, during their meeting in Doha, Qatar, Abbas shared updates on preparations for new government formation as well as plans for rehabilitation of Gaza infrastructure. Hamas officials also expressed their willingness to work with Palestinian Authority on reconstruction projects but emphasized need for an inclusive government that reflects diverse views within Palestine.
Hamas leaders pledged not to hinder efforts aimed at rebuilding Gaza Strip following devastating conflict. The visit served as reminder of ongoing efforts aimed at addressing post-war challenges in Gaza while underscoring importance of collaboration among all stakeholders involved in regional reconstruction.
President Mahmoud Abbas recently paid a visit to Qatar at an invitation from Prince Turki bin Faisal. During their meeting, they discussed expanding PA’s influence in Gaza after years of conflict. Previously, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken advised Abbas to formulate plans for post-war period by establishing a more representative government and outlining strategies for reform and reconstruction.
According to sources close to negotiations held between Abbas and Prince Turki bin Faisal in Doha’s Pearl Tower Hotel during which they talked about creating new government formation plan while also discussing economic development strategy in occupied territories. Hamas officials attending this meeting confirmed their readiness