Palestinian legislative and presidential elections are set for May 22 and July 31, respectively

The Palestinian Authority (PA) sent an official letter to the White House claiming that all factions, including the ruling Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, were committed to establishing a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders with east Jerusalem as its capital, Palestinian news site Amad reported on Saturday.

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The Arab-language outlet also published details of the message and indicated that Hady Amr, the US State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs, received the letter.

mad has also published a copy of the letter in English, which certifies that all Palestinian factions are committed to a peaceful transfer of power through elections.

Among the points that all Palestinian factions agreed upon include: a commitment to abiding by international law; a commitment to establishing a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with east Jerusalem as its capital; recognizing the Palestine Liberation Organization umbrella as the sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people. Read more at i24