The Palestinian Authority will pay a quarter of the salaries it owes. The Hamas-led government pledged to pay 40,000 of the 165,000 workers it employs by this weekend. The 40,000 will include the lowest-paid earners. The government is by far the largest employer in the Palestinian economy and sustains it.
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