The Arab League has pledged $100 million per month to the Palestinian Authority to make up for funds withheld by Israel.
The #ArabLeague pledged from Cairo on Sunday to provide $100 million a month to support the #Palestinian Authority and help it confront political and financial pressure from #Israel https://t.co/sMtHVf3nos
— Tell It Like It Is! (@Jeres_Rant) April 22, 2019
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the Arab League in Cairo on Sunday as part of a diplomatic effort to rebuff the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan, which American officials indicate could be released this summer.
The Arab League pledges $100 million per month to the Palestinian Authority to make up for funds withheld by Israel because of payments made to the families of Palestinian attackers and prisoners.https://t.co/IFJ3IVqRbM
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 22, 2019
“The Arabs need to be engaging actively at this critical time.”
Abbas said the Palestinians reject the deal and demand Israel fully withdraw from all occupied territories.
— Agencia AJN (@AgenciaAJN) April 22, 2019
Israel occupied the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war. The Palestinians seek those territories for a future state.
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