Saturday, April 13, 2013

President Abbas accepts PM Fayyad's resignation

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Saturday.
The two leaders held a twenty minute meeting at the Muqata government compound in Ramallah on Saturday evening. Abbas accepted the resignation during that meeting. The President has announced he will name a new prime minister within days.
"Abbas agreed to accept Fayyad's resignation," a Palestinian official said on Saturday. The Wafa news agency reported Abbas had asked Fayyad to stay on as caretaker until a new government was formed.”

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