German foreign minister offers support to Fayyad

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June 16, 2007 19:26

 
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Germany's foreign minister spoke with newly appointed Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Saturday and assured him of the EU's support, an official said. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas dismantled a unity coalition between Hamas and his Fatah movement after Hamas took control of Gaza by force earlier this week. He fired the Hamas prime minister and replaced him with Fayyad, previously the finance minister. In a telephone conversation Saturday with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Fayyad "underlined that the emergency government would do everything to achieve quickly a calming of the situation," Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Jaeger said in a statement. Steinmeier "assured Fayyad of the EU's support" and suggested a meeting "as soon as conditions allow," Jaeger added.

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