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USA, Egypt welcome consensus gov't, determine to pursuit help
USA, Egypt welcome consensus gov't, determine to pursuit help
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Al-RAY- Agencies: Washington determined to help the Palestinian new-formed government which ended up 7 years of rivalry between Fatah and Hamas parties, US department of state declared .

A few hours after the new government swore-in, the US State Department Press Secretary Jen Psaki  said that the states will pursuit help to the Palestinian Authority.

At the same statement, however, she warned that Washington "will point-blank observe" to guarantee that the new government respects the nonviolence principle, assuring that the US will assess the policies and performance of the new government then determine their situation toward it.

On the Israeli side,  the security cabinet meeting decided to authorize prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, “imposing extra sanctions on the Palestinian Authority”   

Following a meeting to discuss the formation of a new Palestinian government, Netanyahu said, " agreement with Hamas directly makes President Abbas responsible of any terror action from Gaza "

Egypt welcomed the new Palestinian consensus government, considering it an essential step to regain the Palestinian unity and Palestinian legitimate rights.

Under terms of a deal signed on April 23, the main Palestinian rivals, Fatah and Hamas, agreed to establish a unity cabinet of 17 independent ministers that would organize long-delayed elections.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a unity government on Monday after overcoming a last-minute dispute with the Hamas.

Ministers in the new administration took the oath of office in a televised ceremony in Ramallah, the Palestinian seat of government in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Three ministers from the Gaza Strip were denied entry to the West Bank via Israel.

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