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US to restore aid to Palestinians with $235 million in funds

AFP, 08 Apr 2021
The United States says it is restoring assistance to the Palestinians severed under former president Donald Trump with an announcement of $235 million. State Department spokesman Ned Price says the US would support the UN agency caring for Palestinian refugees with a contribution of $150 million, and also offer $75 million in economic and development assistance for the West Bank and Gaza and $10 million for peacebuilding efforts. SOUNDBITE

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