Media: the United States froze payments to the Palestinians

Media: the United States froze payments to the Palestinians

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СМИ: США заморозили выплаты палестинцам

The U.S. state Department: final decision still pending

The United States froze the allocation of $ 125 million intended for the UN Agency providing assistance to Palestine refugees. About it reported the Internet-the resource Axios.

$ 125 million – about a third of the United States contribution to the budget of the middle East the UN Agency for assistance to Palestinian refugees and the organization of work. According to Axios, the funds had to be transferred on 1 January.

The USA is the biggest sponsor of the Agency, in 2016, they gave him a USD 370 million.

Earlier, the President, Donald trump promised to cease to provide financial assistance to the Palestinians, but the US state Department said that the final decision is still pending.