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Ahmed Qurei

(Abu Ala)

politician, accepted the position as Palestinian prime minister in September, after Mahmoud Abbas resigned from the post. Qurei, a longtime ally of Yasir Arafat and speaker of the Palestinian parliament, participated in the 1993 secret negotiations that produced the Oslo peace accord between Palestinians and Israelis.


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