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Trump rejects Israel’s request to fund Palestine security forces

Press TV – November 7, 2019

US President Donald Trump has reportedly told his close assistants that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should pay millions of dollars in annual aid to the Palestinian Authority if he thinks Washington’s decision to cut it altogether was wrong.

New website Axios reported on Wednesday that Netanyahu had earlier this year asked the White House to resume transferring money to the Palestinian authority, citing concerns by Israeli experts that not doing so would affect the future of any attempts at “peace.”

Barak Ravid, a Channel 13 reporter in Israel, claimed that Tel Aviv made the request after it found out that the US State Department had discovered $12 million in funds earmarked for the Palestinians but not transferred to the PA.

Israel, which maintains security ties with the Palestinian Authority of President Mahmoud Abbas, asked Trump to hand over the money, a request he swiftly turned down.

“If it is that important to Netanyahu he should pay the Palestinians $12 million,” Trump said according to the report, citing the PA’s decision to cut ties with his administration in the wake of Washington’s 2017 recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime.

The Trump administration ended aid to the PA in January, just before the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ATCA), passed by Congress and then signed into law by President Donald Trump last year, came into force.

The legislation allows Americans to sue those receiving foreign aid from the US government in American courts over alleged complicity in “acts of war.”

The PA reportedly asked the funding stop to avoid possible costly lawsuits in the face of long-running accusations by Washington and Tel Aviv about providing funds to the families of convicted or slain individuals whom they regard as “terrorists.”

The PA argues that the payments are a form of welfare to help the families who have lost their main breadwinner to cope with their absence.

The US State Department alleges that the annual aid of around $60 million was paid to support Palestinian security forces who cooperate closely with their Israeli counterparts against Hamas and other Palestinian resistance groups in the West Bank

Since taking office, Trump has cut hundreds of millions of dollars of aid for Palestinians. This includes America’s entire support for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees as well as another $200 million earmarked for humanitarian programs in the West Bank and Gaza.

The cuts abruptly ended food assistance to 180,000 Palestinians on behalf of the World Food Program last year and defunded a number of health initiatives and hospitals.

Trump’s aid cuts have also brought to halt infrastructure projects, including water treatment facilities in the Gaza Strip.

November 7, 2019 - Posted by | Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism | , ,

22 Comments »

  1. Sorry, but I don’t understand this bullshit-speak. None of this makes any sense. Cut it out.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  2. America making “war” in the middle east at the behest of I$rael, and calling it DEMOCRACY so they can expand their real estate, is the very big thing. Have I said that before? Oil is on the way out, haven’t they noticed? Trump is a liar.
    (Still, there is a remnant.)

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  3. By the way, it’s come to my attention that some folks are surprised that the U.S. government is a liar and has never ONCE honored a treaty.
    I’m not surprised though. I think you’ll discover that none of the indigenous Americans are surprised either.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  4. Look at this bullshit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF3lvAfHJM8

    LOOK AT IT.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

    • Disgraceful display by America’s elected Representatives, grovelling at the feet of Netanyahu(in the American Parliament)…..Like trained Seals

      Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  5. The myth of America is that it’s a Christian country. What a hoot. What a lie.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  6. Israel HATES Jesus Christ. Jews HATE Jesus Christ. Just ask them. Watch as the U.S. does their bidding. Keep watching. You’ll see.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

    • Still, there is a remnant.

      Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  7. It’s not about Israel vs Palestine. It’s about Israel vs their very own Messiah that they continue to reject, Jesus Christ. Has anyone asked them which Messiah they’re waiting for?

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  8. According to the talmud, Jesus Christ is boiling in hell in His own excrement. Very nice.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  9. Thanks for NOTHING, United States government. You suck.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  10. I wish I never knew you.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  11. …and media? You all should go fuck yourselves. Liars.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  12. I hate liars.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  13. I wish I never knew you. Let me say it again.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  14. Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  15. Take it or leave it, I guess.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  16. Here’s another. Take it or leave it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eQd3K2Fxp4

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  17. Jesus is the only name to remember.

    Comment by anonymous | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  18. Style reminds me of Tsisageya

    Comment by traducteur | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  19. This sounds like Venezuela. A government we support that the people don’t. Maybe we should stop funding the fake government in both places.

    Comment by GGH | November 7, 2019 | Reply

  20. Here’s another example of Zionists owned businesses…
    “In May 2009, Mullenweg’s unwillingness to comply with Chinese censorship meant WordPress.com was effectively blocked by China’s Golden Shield Project.[27]”
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Mullenweg
    https://sanfranciscoajc.wordpress.com/tag/matt-mullenweg/ Matt Muhllenweg Akismet https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Mullenweg
    Akismet creator seems to be quite Jewish…😂🎵

    Comment by Leland Roth | November 7, 2019 | Reply


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