US releases hold on $200 million in PA security funds

08.10.2011                      11.Cheschwan. 5772

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US releases hold on $200 million in PA security funds

C'tee chair Ros-Lehtinen releases block on aid after Obama administration convinces her funds to PA support US, Israeli interests.

A key US lawmaker cleared the way Monday for the Palestinian Authority to receive $200 million in aid, after the Obama administration convinced her that releasing security funds to the PA was in Israel’s and the United States’ interests.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said she would release her block on two separate sections of security aid – one for $50 million and the other for $150 million….