US previously “one of the largest donors to the Palestinians and the PA, providing upward of half-a-billion dollars a year, has slowly halted that funding over the last two years”

U.S. gives cold shoulder to major Palestinian donor parley
by Tovah Lazaroff
October 4, 2019

The United States gave a cold shoulder last week to the major bi-annual meeting for donor aid  to the Palestinian Authority, known as the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), which has operated for the last 25 years. “We limited our participation to working-level observers only,” US special envoy Jason Greenblatt told The Jerusalem Post this week as he described the downgrade. It is the latest Trump administration action against traditional venues that help provide financial assistance to Palestinians and the Palestinian Authority. READ MORE

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