A leading Palestinian moderate is boycotting the Palestinian Authority’s interim government to protest Yasser Arafat. Salam Fayyad, who has served as the P.A. finance minister, told reporters on Thursday that the P.A. president’s extension this week of the 30-day emergency Cabinet, rather than resolving a dispute over control of the P.A.’s myriad security services, is illegal.
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