national unity government


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national unity government

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a government formed by a coalition of parties, esp in time of national emergency
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His statement came after the Arab League had sought UN's support for a plan according to which, Assad should transfer power to his deputy and the national unity government within two months, The Dawn reports.
The Israeli decision came in the wake of last week's agreement between Fatah and Hamas to form a national unity government and to prepare for general elections as part of their efforts to end an internal split.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has presented a proposal for forming a national unity government in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip which would include the Islamist Hamas organization, and is still waiting for a reply from the Islamist group, the Pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT cited on Thursday unnamed sources as saying.
"It was very painful that a group dominated the other to abort the march of the national unity government," he said during a ceremony in Tripoli.
ANKARA, Jan 22, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey commended the establishment of a national unity government in Guinea.
Summary: Rival Palestinian factions have adjourned their reconciliation talks in Cairo without a breakthrough on the shape or agenda of a national unity government
After months of deliberations, postponements and mediation, the 11th Palestinian government and first national unity government was sworn in on March 17 at the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah and Gaza City.
Iraq's national unity government finally was inaugurated Saturday after the Parliament approved a list of 36 men and women appointed to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
NNA - MP Edgard Maalouf on Thursday maintained that the "Strong Lebanon" parliamentary bloc holds onto the presidential settlement and national partnership, renewing calls to speed up the formation of a national unity government.
He said there were fundamental issues faced by the people who supported the TNA but as the main Opposition in Parliament, the TNA supported the national unity government on progressive measures.
(TAP) - The Al-Massar party denounced calls to bring down the national unity government and to hold early parliamentary and presidential elections that lead to "the unknown" and constitute "a threat to the entity of the Tunisian State."
PARIS, Oct 4 (KUNA) -- Amid ongoing turmoil and factional fighting in Libya, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc-Ayrault has urged the national unity government in Tripoli to expand participation and broaden the executive to include all factions from all areas of Libya, Foreign Ministry sources said on Tuesday.
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