Palestinian National Authority

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Palestinian National Authority

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the authority formed in 1994 to govern the Palestinian Administered Territories: it controls policy on health, education, social welfare, direct taxation, tourism, and culture and manages elections to the Palestinian Council. Abbreviation: PNA
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Noun1.Palestinian National Authority - combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
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