Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

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The Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian National Authority is in charge of foreign relations. In June 2006, Israel attacked the ministry's office in Gaza City twice. The attacks were in response to the capturing of an Israeli soldier just weeks before.[1][2]

List of Foreign Ministers of the PA[edit]

# Name Party Time in Office
1 Nabil Shaath Fatah April 2003 - February 2005
2 Nasser al-Qudwa Fatah February 2005 - March 2006
3 Mahmoud al-Zahar Hamas March 20, 2006 - June 14, 2007
4 Ziad Abu Amr Independent March 2007 - June 2007
5 Salam Fayyad Third Way June 2007 - July 2007
6 Riyad al-Maliki Independent July 2007[citation needed] - Present[3]
7 Muhammad Awad (Part of Ismail Haniya's cabinet which began de facto control over the Gaza Strip in June 2007) Hamas May 2011 - September 2012
8 Ismail Haniya (acting) (Part of second Hamas cabinet in Gaza Strip) Hamas September 2012 – present

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