[JURIST] UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry [official website] on Sunday met [UN news centre report] with ministers of the new Palestinian unity government in the Gaza Strip. Serry's UN envoy are the first international officials to meet with the new unity government, announced by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas [Britannica profile] last week. President Abbas' announcement followed the signing of a reconciliation deal in April between rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas. The new unity...

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