2007 News Story

King Abdullah congratulates Abbas, Haniyeh on formation of unity government

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz today telephoned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh to congratulate them on the formation of a unity government.  King Abdullah welcomed the unity government and hoped that this achievement would bring the Palestinian people a step closer to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and the achievement of a just and comprehensive Middle East peace.