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  10/5/2012, Tishrei 19, 5773

PA Signs Free-Trade Pact with Jordan

Jordanian Prime Minister Fayez Al-Tarawneh signed a number of trade agreements with the Palestinian Authority during a visit to Ramallah on Thursday, according to official media cited by the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency. His PA counterpart, Dr. Salam Fayyad, said the most important of the agreements was a free-trade arrangement.

Al-Tarawneh also discussed regional political developments with PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, according to the PA's WAFA news agency.