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January 6, 2015 11:59 am

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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  • z

    If it quacks like a foreign agent, it is a foreign agent.

    Rivlin like the rest of CIA-Israeli gov mafia is a foreign agent. Transferring any monies or allowing any kind of service to the Jihadistani population in Israel is an act of subversion, and aid to the existential Jihadistani enemy occupying Israel.

    The sad fact is, the Israeli gov mafia (CIA) has done EVERYTHING to sponsor this population in Israel for decades and decades. It should be obvious to all that “our” government is not our government.