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Palestinian leader Abbas re-elected as chairman of PLO Executive Committe – Middle East


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks in Ramallah


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during the Palestinian National Council meeting in Ramallah.
(photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS)


JERUSALEM – Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was re-elected as chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization early Friday.

Abbas’s expected reappointment came at the end of a four-day meeting by the Palestinian National Council in Ramallah in the West Bank. The PNC chose a new Executive Committee, the most senior body of the PLO.

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