Perhaps not for long: “US is the PA’s largest international donor, providing over $700 million in indirect aid to the PA and to UNRWA in 2016”

Trump Administration’s Warning of Aid Cut to Palestinians Is Response to PA Intransigence, Experts Say
by Staff
January 3, 2018

Warnings from the Trump administration of a cut-off in American financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority serve notice on Palestinian leaders that Washington expects a fundamental shift in their approach to peace talks with Israel, experts and policy analysts said on Wednesday. In an early morning tweet on Wednesday, Trump declared that the US gives Palestinians “HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and gets no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel … with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?” READ MORE

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