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7041

Palestinian President Abbas: We Would Pay Martyrs' Families Even If Their Stipends Were All the Money We Had

February 19, 2019

Palestinian President Abbas: We Would Pay Martyrs' Families Even If Their Stipends Were All the Money We Had

Duration:
02:20
Source:
Palestinian Authority TV
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a speech that aired on February 19, 2019 on PA TV (Palestinian Authority) that Israel has been taking a three-percent cut of customs and taxes that belong to the PA because it controls the ports and borders. Abbas was addressing a delegation of U.S. congressmen and the J-Street organization. He said that since the PA pays the families of "martyrs," prisoners, and wounded people, Israel has decided to deduct the sum of the stipends from the taxes it has...

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