Erekat rejects U.S. interference in Palestinian affairs

Posted on September 6, 2013


He stressed yesterday the chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat rejected U.S. intervention in the internal Palestinian affairs, after the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.
Erekat told Palestinian radio that Fayyad’s resignation is an issue of interest to the Palestinian internal affairs, stressing rejection of any U.S. intervention in the matter. Erekat said that President Mahmoud Abbas soon will begin consultations to form a new government, hoping to accept Hamas for the implementation of the reconciliation agreements and work on forming a consensus government of independent figures in preparation for the general elections. Abbas had agreed the day before yesterday on the resignation of Salam Fayyad and asked him to conduct the work of the ministry until a new government is formed, where he faced Fayyad criticized several months ago by the Fatah movement and trade unions Palestinian, but the difference real between Abbas and Fayyad emerged in earnest the middle of last month, against the backdrop of the resignation of the Minister of in his government financial Nabil Kassis, who did not take more than 10 months in office, despite stuck Abbas, which provoked the presidency and sparked anger and protest.
On his part, the Secretary of the Revolutionary Council of Fatah, the Secretary is acceptable, the satisfaction of the movement to provide Fayyad’s resignation and accepted by President Abbas. He is acceptable to broadcast official said the past two years have seen economic and financial crises, admitting at the same time the failure of financial management and economic Dr Fayyad, indicating that the operationalization was not wise, but was confused, and did not rule out an acceptable nomination Fatah movement, one of its leaders for creative Fayyad, saying that the change in the prime minister is primarily meant to resolve the financial and economic crisis and the issue of salaries and not just a set of the movement’s leaders.

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