75 Senators Pledge Not to Support Palestinian Aid until U.S. Reviews ICC Bid

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international-criminal-court75 U.S. senators pledged not to support assistance to the Palestinian Authority until the Obama administration reviews the admittance of Palestine to the International Criminal Court. “Current law prohibits economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority if the Palestinians initiate an ICC investigation of Israeli nationals or ‘actively support such an investigation’,” said the letter sent Thursday to Secretary of State John Kerry.

“Although we believe it is in the interest of the United States for urgent humanitarian assistance to continue to be provided to the Palestinian people, we will not support assistance to the Palestinian Authority while you undertake a review of this matter.”

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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