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UN, EU Say They Will Work With Hamas-Fatah Government

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Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Photo: WEF.

Ynet – The United Nations and the European Union on Tuesday welcomed the formation of a new Palestinian unity government that came about thanks to a reconciliation deal between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah and Hamas Islamists.

“The secretary-general welcomes, on the basis of assurances provided both publicly and to the United Nations, the announcement on 2 June by President Mahmoud Abbas of the formation of a government of national consensus headed by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah,” UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

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