Hamdallah: New cabinet to be announced in two days

June 4, 2013 18:05

Newly-appointed Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah intends to announce a new 24-member Palestinian Authority cabinet on Thursday, Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported.

Ma'an quoted Hamdallah as he signed a cooperation agreement with the Palestinian Judicial Council as thanking former president Mahmoud Abbas for trusting him with this task, "especially in light of the dire political and economic conditions the Palestinian people are suffering."Ma'an reported him as saying that the new government will serve until August 14, when a national unity government is supposed to be created, according to an agreement between Fatah and Hamas.

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