Fayyad said to be planning to resign as PA prime minister

He called Abbas in Egypt to tell him, according to Palestinian media

Former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90)
Former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad (photo credit: Issam Rimawi/Flash90)

Palestinian news agency Quds Net reported overnight Wednesday that PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad intends to submit his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas upon the latter’s return from Egypt.

Sources close to the prime minister told Quds Net that “Fayyad is seriously considering resigning this time, and he has no intention of changing his mind.”

The same sources said that Fayyad had phoned Abbas in Egypt and expressed his plans.

 

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