US State Department to Ramallah: Funds are delayed

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Palestinians say Obama’s last-minute $221 million payout frozen by Trump
by Avi Issacharoff and AP
January 25, 2017

The Trump administration has informed the Palestinian Authority that it is freezing the transfer of $221 million which was quietly authorized by the Obama administration in its final hours on January 20, a senior Palestinian source has told The Times of Israel. US officials conveyed to PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday that the funds were not expected to be handed over in the immediate future, said the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. On Tuesday, the State Department said it was reviewing the last-minute decision by former secretary of state John Kerry to send the funds to the Palestinians despite objections to the transfer by congressional Republicans. READ MORE

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One Response to US State Department to Ramallah: Funds are delayed

  1. enubus18 says:

    F the Palestinians and F Obama forever!

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