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    • r cummings
    • 23.04.12 | 15:34 (IDT)

    There is a more fundamental question here: does a Prime Minister act for his government or at the instruction of the President? In states like France and Russia, the President has a lot of power, but elsewhere, they are generally a figurehead and do not involve themselves in governmental or political matters. However the Palestinian constitution is framed, I doubt the PM is meant to be the President's messenger boy or to take orders from him.

    from the article: Top Palestinian leaders Abbas, Fayyad reportedly cut all contact with each other
    First published 13:32 23.04.12 | Last updated 13:32 23.04.12
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