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Departing PA Prime Minister Fayyad Laments ‘Failed’ Palestinian Leadership

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Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Former Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad on Friday lamented that the Palestinians have been plagued by “failed leadership.”

He described Israel’s occupation of the territories as the “biggest problem” facing the Palestinians, but also heaped blame on fellow Palestinian leaders, and made clear he would be going through with his resignation this time. Within three to four weeks, he would step down as acting prime minister — the role he had agreed to fill temporarily since his resignation in order to give PA President Mahmoud Abbas time to find a replacement.

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