US officials urge Arabs to resume Palestinian aid

13.07.2011                      11.Tammus, 5771

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US officials urge Arabs to resume Palestinian aid

State Department officials stress to Congress benefits of aid to PA including training of W. Bank security forces to go after terrorists.

The Obama administration on Wednesday called on Arab governments to resume previous levels of assistance to the Palestinians, and raised warning flags over aid cuts contemplated by US lawmakers.
State Department officials appearing before Congress emphasized the benefits of assistance to the Palestinian Authority, including a newly trained cadre of Palestinian security forces they said were boosting regional security by pursuing militants in the West Bank….