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US security aid to Palestinians to end, envoys seek workaround | Ynet News |

... "The US administration was surprised by the Palestinian decision, and said it wanted to find a solution in order to continue aid to the Palestinian security services."

Such a solution may include finding alternative funds within the CIA budget or amending US legislation.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may also be disinclined to signal worries about the West Bank ahead of his bid to stay in office in an election in April as the Palestinians' goal of an independent state is rejected by many of his fellow Israeli rightists.

"Israel cannot save the failing leadership of the Palestinian Authority," Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely told Reshet Channel 13 TV when asked about the cut in US funding.

"The most we can do is say to them, 'since this is our land, if you cannot govern, then we can."

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Wed Jan 30th, 2019 at 08:34:13 PM EST

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