The two sides also committed to holding another meeting 'soon'

An Israeli and Palestinian official met in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday marking the first encounter between the two sides in more than six months. 

"Today I held a meeting with the Israeli side, during which it was emphasized that the bilateral agreements that have been signed govern this relationship," tweeted Hussein al-Sheikh, Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs, referring to multiple agreements signed including those of Oslo in 1993.

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According to Hussein al-Sheikh, Israel agreed to transfer taxes owed to the Palestinian Authority, which it collects on Ramallah's behalf, and to organize another meeting "soon".

According to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa, Hussein al-Sheikh met Major-General Kamil Abu Rukoun, head of the Coordination of the Israeli Government's Activities in the Palestinian Territories (COGAT) unit in Ramallah.

Earlier this week, Hussein al-Sheikh announced the resumption of security coordination between the Palestinian Authority and the Jewish state after receiving "written and verbal commitments" from the Israelis. Read more at i24