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US Accused Of 'Blackmail' After Slashing Aid Budget To Palestinian Territories By $200m

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US Accused Of 'Blackmail' After Slashing Aid Budget To Palestinian Territories By $200m

Post by Pete » Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:01 pm

US accused of 'blackmail' after slashing aid budget to Palestinian Territories by $200m

More than $200m in aid is withdrawn after a Trump-directed review of funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

The US has been accused of "blackmail" after cutting a sizeable chunk from the total aid it sends to the Palestinian Territories.

The State Department said it was not longer providing more than $200m (£155.7m) in bilateral aid following a review of funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Palestinians attacked the decision, with a senior official in Ramallah describing it as "coercion".

Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the ruling Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) executive committee, said: "The US administration is demonstrating the use of cheap blackmail as a political tool.
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Thigibh a nis le buidheachas
n a gheataibh-san a steach,
Is thigibh fòs le maladh mòr
an cùirtibh naomh a theach :
Is thugaibh dha mòr-bhuidheachas,
ainm beannaichibh gu binn.

Psalm 100: 4

"Beware of the false prophets! They come to you wearing sheep's clothing, but underneath they are hungry wolves! You will recognize them by their fruit. Can people pick grapes from thorn bushes, or figs from thistles?
Matthew 7: 15-16 Complete Jewish Bible

Dear friends, don't trust every spirit. On the contrary, test the spirits to see whether they are from God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.
]1 John 4:1 Complete Jewish Bible