TITLE

Israel and US offer support to Abbas government

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/22/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 25, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the support of Israel and the U.S. to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert expressed his support for Abbas during his visit to Washington on June 19, 2007. Israel indicated that $800 million in withheld tax revenues will be transferred to the Palestinian Authority. The Arab league has backed legitimacy of Abbas government although it urged reconciliation rather than the division welcomed in Israel and the West.
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25760501

 

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