Palestinians to US: We’ll stop taking your money to avoid liability for our acts of terror

JERUSALEM POST
Palestinians renounce all bilateral U.S. funds, including for security
by Khaled Abu Toameh and Tovah Lazaroff
January 20, 2019

The Palestinian Authority has formally renounced all financial assistance from the United States, in order to avoid liability for US court decisions demanding millions in payment for terrorist attacks. PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah informed the Trump Administration of the decision in a letter he sent to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…At issue is the 2018 Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ACTA, P.L. 115-253), which Congress passed into law in October 2018 and goes into effect at the end of this month. It ties American financial assistance to the Palestinians to the issue of legal jurisdiction within the US. READ MORE

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