Palestinian legislative elections may take place in May: Official

Xinhua , Thursday 14 Jan 2021

Azzam el-Ahmad, a member of the central committee of Fatah Movement, told "Voice of Palestine" that the presidential elections will be held two months after the legislative elections.

 Azzam al-Ahmad
File photo: Senior Fatah leader Azzam al-Ahmad (Photo: Reuters)

A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that the Palestinian legislative elections might take place in the Palestinian territories on May 22.

Azzam el-Ahmad, a member of the central committee of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah Movement, told "Voice of Palestine" that the presidential elections will be held two months after the legislative elections.

He added that Abbas is scheduled to meet with the Palestinian Central Elections Commission representatives on Jan. 20 to declare dates for holding the legislative, presidential, and national council elections.

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