The Minister for Palestinian prisoners in Palestinian authority government, Issa Karaka said the wording of the website Ynet that the PLO will not stop payments to the family of inmates, as such a move would be devastating for the Palestinian authority.
Thus the nature has denied the statement of US state Secretary Rex Tillerson, who said on 13 June at the session of the Senate on foreign Affairs that the Palestinian authority stopped paying benefits to the families of terrorists.
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According to Tillerson, the change in this question was followed by meetings of US President Donald trump and President Mahmoud Abbas in Washington. «We were very clear on this issue and made it clear to the Palestinians that such a practice is unacceptable,’ said Tillerson. The Palestinian authority must cease to pay benefits to the families of terrorists and those convicted for violent acts against other people.»
U.S. Secretary of state noted that the cessation of payment of allowances to families of terrorists was one of the conditions Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the resumption of negotiations with the Palestinian authority.
In may 2017 the Senate made the point about the allocation of financial assistance to the Palestinian authority paragraph, the reduction of aid in the amount of salaries that the Palestinian leadership pays to the families of detained in Israeli prisons of terrorists.
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