Thursday, August 19, 2010

(NEWS) Palestinians: Arab States Are Not Paying

"Palestinian authority upset at Arab states for cutting aid, urges them to honor pledges.

Arab states have cut financial aid to the Palestinian Authority so far this year, according to PA figures seen by Reuters, and the United Nations has warned of a looming Palestinian cash crisis.

'The Arabs are not paying. We urge them to meet their financial pledges,' said Saleh Rafat, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee and one of the few Palestinian officials willing to speak out on the matter."

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