15 April 2013

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Hails Salam Fayyad’s Tenure as Palestinian Prime Minister Quits


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General appreciates Salam Fayyad’s strong efforts during his tenure as Prime Minister.  He commends Mr. Fayyad’s leadership and his commitment to improving the lives of all Palestinians.  The United Nations looks to build on his achievements for the Palestinian State-building and development agenda, and will continue to work with the Palestinian leadership, under President Mahmoud Abbas, on achieving the two-State solution.

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