The US government officials said that they are going to release $60 million to the UNRWA which stands for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency but would hold back the remaining $65 million of the installment destined for Islamabad.
"We hope that the USA administration and Congress can cooperate in reversing this politically motivated cut in aid before its effects ripple through the Middle East", NRC Secretary General Jan Egeland said in a statement. "This is not aimed at punishing anyone".
"Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea", Trump said during the interview.
It's not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others. The coming months and years Belgium will, along with the European Union and countries from the region, continue to support UNRWA and the Palestinian refugees. Last year, the United States contributed $350 million to UNRWA, far more than any other country.
"This abrupt cut in funding has created an existential crisis for UNRWA", said ADC in a statement.
"At the same time, given the long, trusted, and historic relationship between the United States and UNRWA, this reduced contribution threatens one of the most successful and innovative human development endeavors in the Middle East".
"In a series of tweets, Trump had said: ".
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". With the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?"
"We mentioned to UNRWA multiple times it needs to be reformed", Haley told Voice of America host Greta Van Susteren.
The agency has laid off dozens of staff members in the West Bank and East Jerusalem and more than 100 employees in Jordan because of the delay and subsequent cut in the United States payment, Haaretz reported on Monday. Living conditions in Gaza, Syria, the West bank and elsewhere in the region are particularly tough.
Yesterday Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon intimated cutting the funding was a punishment for actions taken against Israel in or near UN facilities.
"It is time for this absurdity to end and for humanitarian funds to be directed toward their intended goal - the welfare of refugees", he declared. We also hope that this decision is not part of an American political framework to impose positions on the Palestinians, which will never work.
A statement issued by Hanan Ashrawi of the executive council of the Palestine Liberation Organization accused Washington of seeking to dismantle UNRWA at Israel's behest.