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Originally posted by phreak_of_nature
Plans are quickly taking place that will keep the Palestinian Authority from moving into chaos. The Speaker of the Parliment will take the position of President for a period of 60 days until elections can be held.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - The Palestinian parliament speaker will be sworn in as Palestinian Authority president in the coming hours, a Palestinian Cabinet minister said Thursday.
Palestinian officials have said they want to ensure a smooth transition. Under Palestinian law, Parliament Speaker Rauhi Fattouh, a virtual unknown, is to become caretaker president until elections are held in 60 days.
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Originally posted by trogdor
yeah, like things were totally under control until now. I'd hate to se the Israieli / Palestinian thing get out of control