Biden restores $200m in US aid to Palestinians slashed by Trump

Biden restores $200m in US aid to Palestinians slashed by Trump

The Guardian

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Former US president had gradually cut virtually all US money to Palestinian aid projects

The US will restore more than $200m in aid to Palestinians, reversing massive funding cuts under the Trump administration that left humanitarian groups scrambling to keep people from plunging into poverty.

“[We] plan to restart US economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people,” the secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said in a statement.

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