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PLO on the U.S. freezing funds to UNRWA

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on the U.S. freezing funds to UNRWA

“The U.S. Administration seems to be following Netanyahu’s instructions to gradually dismantle the one agency that was established by the international community to protect the rights of the Palestinian refugees and provide them with essential services. This administration is thereby targeting the most vulnerable segment of the Palestinian people and depriving the refugees of the right to education, health, shelter and a dignified life. It is also creating conditions that will generate further instability throughout the region and will demonstrate that it has no compunction in targeting the innocent. Once again the U.S Administration proves its complicity with the Israeli occupation by attempting to remove another permanent status issue off the table.”


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