The Palestinian Authority Ramallah-based cabinet on Wednesday condemned the Knesset’s decision to further advance the law to withhold terrorist salaries from tax revenues Israel transfers to the PA.
Yusuf al-Mahmoud, a spokesman for the PA government, said that the PA government does not intend to renounce the prisoners serving time in Israel and will continue to support them.
The PA regularly pays terrorists who are imprisoned in Israel, as well as families of dead terrorists who carried out attacks against Israelis. The PA budget for payments to terrorists in Israeli prisons skyrocketed to $158 million in 2017.
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