Fayad: Restoring security 'hard, not impossible'

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June 17, 2007 15:43

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayad said Sunday that restoring security a difficult, but not an impossible task. Fayad spoke after being sworn in as the head of the new emergency government, which is replacing the Hamas-Fatah coalition dismantled by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas after Hamas seized control of Gaza by force. "The first piority of our government is security and the security situation," he told reporters. "The mission will be difficult and hard, but not impossible."


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