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France says halting funding to UN Palestinian refugee agency

By AFP

January 28, 2024 06:11 PM


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Paris said on Sunday it was suspending funding to UN Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA after accusations of staff involvement in the October 7 attack by militant group Hamas on Israel.

"France has not planned a new payment for the first half of 2024 and will decide when the time comes of the action to take together with the United Nations and the main donors," the foreign ministry said, calling the allegations "exceptionally serious".


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