US hangs Palestinian aid on halting UN push

16.12.2011                      20.Kislev. 5772

Diplomatie:

US hangs Palestinian aid on halting UN push

Proposal gives pass to Palestinian membership in UNESCO; Representative Granger still holding up 2011 aid.

The US Congress would allow American economic aid to the Palestinians to continue next year so long as Palestine is not admitted as a state to any more United Nations organizations, under a proposal released on Thursday.
The measure pending before lawmakers would appear to give the Palestinians a pass on the UN organization they have already joined – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization (UNESCO)….