Trump Lets Palestinians know that the old days of shelling out aid for nothing are over.
President Trump makes a bold move towards peace between Palestine and Isreal by threatening to cut Palestinian aid if they don’t pursue peace with Isreal. While he will likely receive a lion’s share of criticism from the liberal media giants for pulling such a ‘strong arm’ move we found it refreshing to see a President involved in the efforts and our spending! Take a look.
As Reported By Steve Holland and Yara Bayoumy with Reuters:
Trump, speaking after a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the World Economic Forum, said he wanted peace. However, his remarks could further frustrate the aim of reviving long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian talks.
Palestinians shunned Pence’s visit to the region this month after Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and vowed to begin moving the U.S. embassy to the city, whose status is at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
“When they disrespected us a week ago by not allowing our great vice president to see them, and we give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support, tremendous numbers, numbers that nobody understands — that money is on the table and that money is not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace,” Trump said.
The United States said this month it would withhold $65 million of $125 million it had planned to send to the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees…
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