US to halt aid to PA if Hamas appointed to gov't

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January 14, 2006 01:38

The US will cease all its financial support to the Palestinian Authority if Hamas members hold any ministry positions in the next Palestinian government, according to a statement made on Friday by US security officials. The warning followed a meeting between US envoys David Welsh and Eliot Averhass and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, Army Radio reported.


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