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

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East says its needs have been rising due to Covid and the hardships faced by Palestinians living in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. – EPA pic, April 8, 2021.

THE United States said yesterday it was restoring assistance to the Palestinians severed under former president Donald Trump with an announcement of US$235 million (RM970 million).

President Joe Biden’s administration said the United States would again support the UN agency caring for Palestinian refugees with a contribution of US$150 million.

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