Palestinian PM offers to quit, easing way for unity government

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 25, 2014 1:06 PM

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah offered his resignation on Friday, the official news agency WAFA said, a move which may pave the way a unity government agreed between President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas.

Israel on Thursday suspended peace talks with the Palestinians, saying it could not negotiate with an administration that embraces a militant group sworn to Israel's destruction.

(Reporting By Noah Browning, Editing by Ori Lewis and Angus MacSwan)