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Palestine Prime Minister Dr Rami Hamdallah receives Australia Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Christoher Pyne MP

Palestine Prime Minister Dr Rami Hamdallah receives Australia Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Christoher Pyne MP

14 December 2015 in 2015
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Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, received, on Sunday December 13, at his office in Ramallah, the Australian minister for Industry, Science and Innovation Hon Christopher Payne MP, and briefed him on the latest political and economic developments.

The Prime Minister confirmed that Israel continued policies of daily violations against Pales...tinian civilians, including; murder, arbitrary arrest, house demolitions and forced displacement, land confiscation, and in addition to the continuation of settlements construction and expansion, jeopardizes the two-state solution and undermines the chances for peace.

The Prime Minister also briefed the guest on the Israeli obstacles to economic growth, especially Israel's continued control over 64% of West Bank land (area "C"), depriving Palestinians from exploiting and taking advantage of their natural resources that are mainly found in this area.

At the end of the meeting the Prime Minister thanked Australia for its continued support to Palestine main development sectors as; education, industry and water.

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