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      Archive: 6/16/2013
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        6/16/2013, Tammuz 8, 5773

      Min. Yair Lapid Meets with PA Finance Minister


      Finance Minister Yair Lapid met with newly appointed Palestinian Authority Finance Minister Shukri Bishara on Sunday. The two discussed various ways that the PA and Israel can cooperate.

      Among the issues discussed was the debt that the PA owes the Israel Electric Company and the arrangement of Israel collecting PA tax revenues, according to the Ma'an News Agency. AFP news reported that they also discussed payment for PA residents being treated in Israeli hospitals and the sharing of water, fuel and other infastructure.