Report: Netanyahu Asked Trump Administration To Cut Aid To Palestinian Refugee Program

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told the Trump administration that it supported a complete halt to U.S. funding for the United Nations (U.N.) Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

Axios, citing Israeli officials, reported on Sunday that Netanyahu told the U.S. about its shift in thinking only weeks ago and that the prime minister did not consult Israel’s security chiefs before discussing the topic.

The news comes only days after the U.S. announced that it would stop funding the U.N. agency that offers aid to Palestinian refugees.

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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