Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has announced the resignation of his government, which rules parts of the occupied West Bank, due to the escalating violence in the occupied territory and the war on Gaza.

“The decision to resign came in light of the unprecedented escalation in the West Bank and Jerusalem and the war, genocide and starvation in the Gaza Strip,” said Shtayyeh, who submitted his resignation to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday.

“I see that the next stage and its challenges require new governmental and political arrangements that take into account the new reality in Gaza and the need for a Palestinian-Palestinian consensus based on Palestinian unity and the extension of unity of authority over the land of Palestine,” he said.

Israeli Security Delegation in Doha An Israeli delegation headed on Monday to Qatar to join the indirect talks held in the capital Doha in order to concluded a ceasefire as well as a prisoner swap agreement with the Palestinian resistance in Gaza.

According to media reports, the US President Joe Biden is afraid of the repercussions of the Zionist genocidal war on the results of the presidential elections which would be held in November.

It is worth noting that on Friday, Paris hosted a security meeting which discussed the framework of the ceasefire talks.

Reports indicated that the meeting achieved a considerable progress

Original Article Source: Al Manar | Published on Monday, 26 February 2024 14:51 (about 58 days ago)