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China Says Palestinian Rivals Hamas and Fatah Met for Talks in Beijing

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lin Jian addressing the media at the regular press briefing in Beijing on April 29, 2024. Image via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

China said Tuesday that rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah met in Beijing recently for “in-depth and candid talks on promoting intra-Palestinian reconciliation”.

“Representatives of the Palestine National Liberation Movement and the Islamic Resistance Movement recently came to Beijing,” foreign ministry spokesman Lin Jian said, referring to the groups by their formal names.

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