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PA rejects claims it interfered in Israel’s election

Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs, Hussein Al-Sheikh
Palestinian Minister of Civil Affairs, Hussein Al-Sheikh [File photo]

Chief of Civil Committee in the Palestinian Authority (PA) Hussein Al-Sheikh yesterday rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims that the PA interfered in Israel’s election, Quds Net News reported.

In a press release, Al-Sheikh, who is a member of Fatah’s executive committee, said that these claims “are false” and are an effort to “justify” the “frantic” Israeli campaign against the PA and its leadership.

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The PA, he said, considers the Israeli elections as an internal Israeli issue that the PA does not have to deal with it.

Israelis went to the polls yesterday in a do-over election which, according to exit polls, has not brought about a clear winner. Both Netanyahu’s Likud party and the opposition Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) alliance appear to once again be neck and neck.

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