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Israeli President Rivlin Slams Decision to Suspend Tax Payments to PA

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Photo: Twitter.

Ynet – President Reuven Rivlin harshly criticized on Monday the government’s decision to freeze the transfer of tax money Israel collects for the Palestinians, saying in a meeting closed to the press that the decision is damaging Israeli interests.

“(Palestinian Authority President) Abbas is trying to reach a forced arrangement and his requests (to the Security Council and ICC) are a breach of the Oslo Accords, which supposedly justifies punitive action. But the punitive actions should suit Israel’s interests. Delaying the transfer of tax money, for example, does not benefit us, or them,” Rivlin said at a meeting with current and future Israeli ambassadors to Europe.

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