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PLO chief negotiator: Israel’s cut to tax money over terror salaries demands “political confrontation… and non-acceptance of the rest of the money“ so that Israel will not “steal” the money regularly

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      "PLO Executive Committee Secretary [and Fatah Central Committee member] Saeb Erekat said… in an interview on the [official] PA TV program Topic of the Day… regarding the theft of the Palestinian money by Israel (refers to implementation of the Anti "Pay-for-Slay” Law to deduct terror salaries; see note below –Ed.): 'The political reality requires a political confrontation with the occupation and non-acceptance of the rest of the money so that this will not turn into a regular means to which it will turn and steal the money whenever it wants.'"

Saeb Erekat also holds the position of PLO Chief Negotiator.

Israel's Anti "Pay-for-Slay" Law - Israeli law stating that the PA payments to terrorists and the families of dead terrorists is a financial incentive to terror. The law instructs the state to deduct and freeze the amount of money the PA pays in salaries to imprisoned terrorists and families of "Martyrs" from the tax money Israel collects for the PA. Should the PA stop these payments for a full year, the Israeli government would have the option of giving all or part of the frozen money to the PA.
The law was enacted by the Israeli Parliament on July 2, 2018, and its first implementation was approved by Israel's Security Cabinet on Feb. 17, 2019, when it decided to withhold 502,697,000 Israeli shekels (approximately $138 million) from the PA. In response, the PA announced it would not accept any of the tax money collected by Israel unless it also included the frozen amount.
During the initial parliamentary vote in 2018, the law's sponsor Avi Dichter said: “The Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee received much help in its deliberations... from Palestinian Media Watch who provided us with authentic data that enabled productive and professional deliberations, nuances that are very difficult to achieve without precise data.” [Israeli Parliament website, July 2, 2018]