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Aid to Palestinians Rose in ?06 Despite an Embargo
New York Times ^
| STEVEN ERLANGER
Posted on 03/20/2007 9:13:28 PM PDT by blueminnesota
The European Union and its member states alone are subsidizing one million people in the West Bank and Gaza, a quarter of the population, as part of their effort to avoid creating a catastrophe from the embargo.
Asked if the European Union could spend any more money on the Palestinians if it recognized the new Palestinian government than it does now, a senior European diplomat laughed and said, Wed probably spend less.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: palestinians; un; welfare
I don't know why I've got the ?06 there. I cut and pasted directly from the source and it should be "06.
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posted on 03/21/2007 7:26:44 AM PDT
(Muslim women...no lesser role than men in war of liberation...they manufacture men, Hamas Charter)
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