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Trump threatens to withhold funding to Palestinians

 

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US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday the United States may withhold payments to 
Palestinians because they are "no longer willing to talk peace."
 
He said Washington gives Palestinians "HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don't even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel."
 
“We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table, but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?” he said.
 

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