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  5/30/2014, Sivan 1, 5774

PA Source: US Invite Recognizes Unity Government


The United States has invited Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah of the Palestinian Authority for a visit, according to an official PA source cited, Friday, by Agence France PresseHamdallah was appointed by PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday to head the unity government with Hamas.

The source said the invitation constitutes U.S. recognition of the as-yet-unannounced unity government. Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said, Thursday, that the composition of the government was a matter of hours or days, as Hamas and Fatah ironed out differences.

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