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The United States intends to close the Palestinian office in Washington

США намерены закрыть палестинское представительство в ВашингтонеThe white house has not commented on the statements.

In the Palestine liberation Organization, declare that the U.S. government intends to close her office in Washington. According to the WSJ, this information today will confirm the adviser to trump John Bolton.The Palestinian authority has received from US notice of the impending closure of a representative office of the Palestine liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington.

About it the Secretary General of the Executive Committee of the PLO Saeb Erekat said Monday.

Erekat called the move a “dangerous escalation” and reproached the American government that their policy is a “collective punishment” for the Palestinian people. In recent months, the U.S. government’s decision Donald trump has twice reduced the amount of financial aid to the Palestinian authority in total amount of 225 million dollars.

The white house has not yet commented on the statement by the representative of the PLO, but according to The Wall Street Journal, soon it will. Formally, the closure of the Palestinian representation in Washington later in the day, September 10, reported the US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton, the newspaper writes.

In December 2017, Donald trump said that the US recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the transfer of the Embassy from tel Aviv. The move provoked sharp criticism from representatives of the Palestinian authority who consider East Jerusalem the capital of their future state.

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