Hamas Islamic Resistance

Statement on forming unified leadership for Palestinian popular resistance

13 September, 20

We, in Hamas, welcome the establishment of the Unified National Leadership of the Popular Resistance and the issuing of the first statement by this body, which represents a practical step to turn the national consensus into measures on the ground.

The forming of this body heralds the beginning of the implementation of the national decisions taken during last week’s meeting of Palestinian secretaries-general in Beirut.

We are confident that all Palestinian national institutions will proceed with more steps to turn the rejection of all projects intended to liquidate the Palestinian cause into practical moves.    

All Palestinian factions have agreed to start implementing the outcomes of the secretaries-general’s meeting. As some Arab nations are scrambling to normalise ties with the Israeli occupation, forming a unified Palestinian leadership has been put on top of the meeting’s agenda, taking into account the necessity of all Palestinians to cooperate in maintaining their internal unity and casting aside all their differences to save their cause.

We laud the massive and immediate response by all Palestinian factions and institutions to handle all dangers posed to the Palestinian cause and the Palestinian National Project.

We are confident that the Palestinian public is able to take the initiative and make moves to undermine any proposal aimed at liquidating the Palestinian cause by imposing solutions that will not achieve the Palestinians’ aspirations and national goals