U.N. to U.S.: You need to write check for Palestinians

Mahmoud Abbas

United Nations officials are publicly berating the United States for not paying much more than its fair share of costs for a refugee program whose support was cut by President Trump as a way to incentivize Palestinians to be serious about negotiating for peace with Israel.

WND reported earlier that the president hasn’t been pleased with the Palestinians’ refusal to consider compromises to achieve Middle East peace, so he’s withholding tens of millions of dollars from funds that support Palestinians.

His efforts were met just days ago with the threat of terrorism.

That, Bloomberg reported, came to the United Nations Security Council from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who also demanded that Trump designate Jerusalem, which the president recognized in December as Israel’s capital, as a capital for “Palestine.”

Abbas has warned he will not meet with U.S. officials until the American president’s



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