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"We oppose having conditions placed on European aid" - PA Prime Minister demands that the EU not delay their aid donations

Headline: “Shtayyeh: We reject the European conditions of aid and want to preserve true partnership”



“[PA] Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh discussed the bilateral cooperation and European Union (EU) projects in the Gaza Strip yesterday, Thursday [March 24, 2022], with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi…

Shtayyeh said: ‘The delay in European aid to the [PA] budget in previous months has negatively impacted the ability to honor the obligations to the sectors that receive social aid, and also the [PA] public employees’ salaries and the activities of the [official] institutions.’

Shtayyeh said: ‘We oppose having conditions placed on the European aid and want to preserve true partnership based on respect and cooperation, and not on conditions.’