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UN welcomes US plan to restart Palestinian aid funding: Spokesman

The Biden administration told Congress on Wednesday it plans to restart aid to the Palestinians, including $150 million through the UN relief agency UNWRA

Reuters , Wednesday 7 Apr 2021
Stephane Dujarric
UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric. Reuters
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The United Nations welcomed on Wednesday a US plan to restart funding for the UN agency supporting Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) and hopes other countries "will now follow suit," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

The Biden administration told Congress on Wednesday it plans to restart aid to the Palestinians, including $150 million through the UN relief agency UNWRA, $75 million for economic support and $10 million for development assistance, a congressional source said.

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