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Palestinian Cabinet Vote Postponed Again


Palestinian officials say Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia has again postponed presenting his cabinet lineup for a vote in parliament.

Legislators had been expected to vote on the proposed cabinet Wednesday, but Mr. Qureia again failed to rally majority support for a revised lineup that includes more technocrats. The prime minister abandoned his original cabinet list Monday after several legislators charged it had many corrupt officials, and threatened to vote it down.

Palestinian officials say the vote is now rescheduled for Thursday. Mr. Qureia must step down if he fails to get his cabinet approved.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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