Palestinian Prime Minister Nominee Sets Demands

Ahmed Qureia, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's nominee to be the new prime minister, says that before he accepts the position, he wants U.S. and European guarantees that Israel will meet its obligations under the U.S.-led peace initiative. The speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Qureia would replace Mahmoud Abbas, who resigned on Saturday. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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