Fayyad to Haaretz: I will not lead a Palestinian unity government

02.12.2011                      06.Kislev. 5772

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Fayyad to Haaretz: I will not lead a Palestinian unity government

In interview with Avi Issacharoff, Palestinian PM says it 'was an honor for me to serve and I will continue to do so until my last day in the job'.

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said on Thursday that he would not serve as the prime minister of a Fatah-Hamas unity government, nor would he run for president.
"I don't intend to run for the presidency or anything else for that matter," Fayyad said in an interview to Haaretz. "I cannot accept being an obstacle, never was and never will be … I made a very explicit call on the factions … to go ahead and agree on a new prime minister. That's my position and nothing has happened since then to change my mind … So the short answer is no."…