An organization that monitors Palestinian media has alerted the State Department that the Palestinian Authority has ignored a deadline for ending financial support for terrorists.
In a letter to acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and Secretary of State designate Michael Pompeo, Palestinian Media Watch pointed out the PA has been open about its refusal to comply with requirements established by Congress to qualify for continuing financial support from the United States.
WND reported only weeks ago that the PA completely rejected the Taylor Force Act passed by Congress, which cuts most U.S. financial aid to the governing body if it continues to pay terrorists’ salaries.
The bill is named after an American who was killed by terrorists in the Middle East. It halts virtually all U.S. aid to the Palestinians because they pay salaries to terrorists who are jailed or annuities to their families if they are killed.
The payments have amounted to hundreds of millions of