Israel to continue freeze on Palestinian tax money, says senior official

21.11.2011                      24.Cheschwan. 5772

Diplomatie:

Israel to continue freeze on Palestinian tax money, says senior official

Netanyahu and senior ministers decide to further withhold money in light of Palestinian efforts to form unity government.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his forum of eight senior ministers decided Sunday to continue Israel's freeze on the transfer of the Palestinian Authority's tax money, a senior Israeli official said, due to the latest moves by Fatah and Hamas aimed at establishing a unity government.
Israel has been withholding $100 million of the PA's money, which Israel collects for it under the Oslo Accords….