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  6/3/2013, Sivan 25, 5773

U.S. Welcomes New PA Prime Minister

The United States welcomed on Sunday night the appointment of Rami Hamdallah as the new Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority.

"The appointment comes at a challenging time which is also an important moment of opportunity. Together we can choose a two-state solution that will allow the Palestinians to fulfill their aspirations," said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who also thanked outgoing Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.