Survey: Majority of Palestinians want Fayyad as prime minister

21.06.2011                      19.Siwan, 5771

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Survey: Majority of Palestinians want Fayyad as prime minister

A Palestinian research center found the Hamas candidate is supported by only 22 percent, as opposed to 45 percent backing current prime minister.

A majority of Palestinians want current Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to run the proposed Palestinian national unity government, according to a public opinion poll published Monday.
The survey, conducted by the Ramallah-based Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR), said the public believes that if Fayyad remains as prime minister, the threat of international boycott and sanctions would diminish or disappear….