Text of the Agreement between Fatah und Hamas
Die Vereinbarung zwischen Fatah und Hamas im Wortlaut (englisch)
Am 03./04. Mai unterzeichneten unter ägyptischer Vermittlung
„Fatah” und „Hamas“ in Kairo eine Vereinbarung (s. unten). Danach
planen beide Parteien die Bildung einer politisch unabhängigen
Übergangsregierung, Parlamentswahlen in der Westbank und im
Gazastreifen im September und danach Präsidentschaftswahlen.
Wir dokumentieren im Folgenden die Vereinbarung in der englischen Version, die auf der Website von Reiner Bernstein veröffentlicht wurde.
Agreement between Fatah und Hamas
"Palestine Monitor", Cairo, 03./04. May 2011
Translated by Al Mubadara, the Palestinian National Initiative, this
document is currently in the process of being signed by all of
Palestine’s factions and parties.
Under the auspices of Egypt, delegations from the Fatah and Hamas
movements met in Cairo on April 27, 2011 to discuss the issues
concerning ending the political division and the achievement of
national unity. On top of the issues were some reservations related
to the Palestinian National Unity Accord made in 2009.
Both political parties mutually agreed that the basis of understanding
made during the meeting are committing to both parties in the
implementation of the Palestinian National Reconciliation
Agreement. The basis of understanding agreed upon by Fatah and
Hamas are as follows:
A. Election Committee:
Both Fatah and Hamas agree to identify the names of the members
of the Central Election Commission in agreement with the
Palestinian factions. This list will then be submitted to the Palestinian President who will issue a decree of the reformation of the
B. Electoral Court:
Both Fatah and Hamas agree on the nomination of no more than
twelve judges to be members of the Electoral Court. This list will then
be submitted to the Palestinian President in order to take the
necessary legal actions to form the Electoral Court in agreement with
the Palestinian factions.
C. Timing of Elections:
The Legislative, Presidential, and the Palestinian National Council
elections will be conducted at the same time exactly one year after
the signing of the Palestinian National Reconciliation Agreement.
2. Palestine Liberation Organization
The political parties of both Fatah and Hamas agree that the tasks
and decisions of the provisional interim leadership cannot be
hindered or obstructed, but in a manner that is not conflicting with the
authorities of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation
It was emphasized that the formation of the Higher Security
Committee which will be formed by a decree of the Palestinian
President and will consist of professional officers in consensus.
A. Formation of the Government:
Both Fatah and Hamas agree to form a Palestinian government and
to appoint the Prime Minister and Ministers in consensus between
B. Functions of the Government:
Preparation of necessary condition for the conduction of
Presidential, Legislative and the Palestinian National Council elections.
- Supervising and addressing the prevalent issues regarding the internal Palestinian reconciliation resulting from the state of division.
- Follow-up of the reconstruction operations in the Gaza Strip and the efforts to end the siege and blockade that is imposed on it.
- Continuation of the implementation of the provisions of the Palestinian National Accord.
- To resolve the civil and administrative problems that resulted from the division.
- Unification of the Palestinian National Authority institutions in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem.
- To fix the status of the associations, Non-Governmental Organizations and charities.
5. Legislative Council
Both Fatah and Hamas agree to reactivate the Palestinian
Legislative Council in accordance to the Basic Law.
Quelle: Website der "Genfer Initiavive"; www.reiner-bernstein.de
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