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April 27, 2012 3:33 pm

President Obama Releases $192 Million to Palestinian Authority

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PA President Mahmoud Abbas (right) with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – President Barack Obama has signed a waiver declaring that aid to the Palestinian Authority is “important to the security interests of the United States,” removing a block on such funding.

In a memo sent to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, published by the White House, the president said it was appropriate to release funds to the authority, which administers the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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