Trump warns he could end aid to Palestinians saying they show ‘no appreciation’ for payments and ‘don’t even want to negotiate peace’

President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw funds for the Palestinian Authority for showing ‘no appreciation’ hours after the administration said it was holding back $255 million in aid to Pakistan.

He fired off a pair of tweets saying the Palestinians are ‘no longer willing to talk peace,’ and referenced his administration’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem – a move that infuriated the Palestinian leadership who withdrew their envoy in Washington.

‘It’s not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others,’ Trump wrote. ‘As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect.’

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