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Poll: 57% of Palestinians Trust No Political Faction.

RAMALLAH, April 29, 2012 (WAFA) -- A Total of 57% of Palestinians expressed that they don't trust any Palestinian political faction, according to a public opinion poll published on Sunday.

The poll results showed that 33% trust Fatah, 7% trust Hamas while 3% trust other factions.

The poll, with a 3.5% error margin, was conducted by the Near East Consulting on a sample of 840 Palestinians distributed in all Palestinian governorates including East Jerusalem and Gaza.

Results demonstrated that while 59% of Palestinians support a peace agreement with Israel, 44% call on Hamas to commit to its position opposing Israel.

Around 36% believed that the Doha agreement will help speed up the peace process, 35% argued that it sets an obstacle for peace and 29% stated that it will have no effect.

According to the results, 43% believe that neither Fatah nor Hamas works for the greater interest of Palestinian people.

As for the delay in implementing the Doha agreement, 52% said that both Fatah and Hamas are responsible for it.

Almost 79% of Palestinians expressed trust in President Mahmoud Abbas, whereas 21% stated that they trust Hamas Leader IsmailHaniyeh.


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Publication:Palestine News Agency (WAFA) (Gaza, Palestine)
Date:Apr 29, 2012
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