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Palestinian Government of June 2007

The Palestinian cabinet that was formed on June 17, 2007 (Arabic: المجلس الفلسطيني لحزيران 17 2007‎) by Salam Fayyad is an emergency cabinet. While widely supported by the international community, it is viewed by some as illegitimate and unconstitutional. President Mahmoud Abbas suspended certain articles from the Basic Law in order for the cabinet to be sworn in without the approval of the Palestinian Legislative Council.

This cabinet succeeded the national unity government whose head, Ismail Haniyeh considers the government illegitimate, and who exercises de facto rule over the Gaza Strip, supported by the Palestinian Legislative Council, which is dominated by members of Hamas. Effectively, the Palestinian government of June 2007 without a backing legislature. Only two members of the previous government, Salam Fayyad and Khouloud Daibes kept their portfolios under the new cabinet.

The June 2007 cabinet was replaced in 2009 by another Palestinian interim government, headed once again by Salam Fayad, who has previously resigned. The May 2009 government included a 20-minister cabinet.[1]

Members of the Palestine cabinet

Name Office Party
Salam Fayyad Prime Minister, Finance Minister, Third Way
Riyad al-Malki Justice, Information, Foreign Affairs Minister Ex.PFLP
Said Abu Ali Interior Minister, Civil Affairs Fatah
Ziad Bandak Agriculture, Local Government Independent
Khouloud Daibes Tourism, Women's Affairs Independent
Mohammed Hassouneh Economy, Public Works, Telecommunications Independent
Lamis Al-Alami Education Minister, Culture Independent
Samir Abdullah Labor, Planning Independent
Abdullah Al-Murghi Health Independent
Jamal Bawatneh Religious and Social Affairs Independent
Mashhour Abu Daqqa Transport Independent
Ashraf Al-Ajrami Prisoners Affairs, Youth and Sports Independent

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References

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