On PA Chairman Abbas’ direct orders, the PLO has purchased more than 100 embassies for the PA
General Supervisor of the Official PA Media Ahmad Assaf: “The truth is that this embassy [in Tunis] was born from the Palestinian-Tunisian collaboration, and according to direct orders and instructions from His Honor [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas that we have headquarters for the State of Palestine’s embassies in the various world states and that they be owned by the Palestinian people… Also, it is true that the effort building this embassy is… part of a comprehensive effort that President Mahmoud Abbas has made to ensure for us ownership over embassies worldwide. Today we the State of Palestine has more than 100 embassies and ambassador residences, some of which contain residences for employees. This exists around the entire world and in various states in the world, and this [happened] during the years that have passed... These headquarters, embassies, ambassador residences, employee residences, and all these buildings that have come under the ownership of the State of Palestine are a national treasure for the Palestinian people, and certainly this treasure is the property of the Palestinian people… It is the Palestinian people’s right to be proud of this great achievement, which was realized as a result of great effort and attention by His Honor the President and was carried out by the Palestine National Fund.”
The Palestine National Fund (PNF) is a part of the PLO and manages the financial aid received by the organization, using it to provide funding. Among other things, Palestinian Media Watch has proved it funds the salaries of imprisoned Palestinian terrorists and the allowances for the families of Palestinians killed while committing acts of terror.
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