PM Haneyah Accuses USA Administration of Impeding Proposals to Money Transfer
- 03/05/2006 Palestine International Press Center (IPC)
(official Palestinian National authority news source – Agence officielle
de l’Autorité Nationale palestinienne)
PM Haneyah Accuses USA Administration of Impeding Proposals to Money
GAZA, Palestine, May 3,2006 (IPC+ Agencies) - -The Prime Minister Ismael
Hanyeh accused the American administration of working on to stumble all
possible mechanisms proposed to funnel money to the government to pay
the overdue salaries of 160,000 PNA employees.
PM Haneyeh told the reporters following the cabinet meeting in Gaza
yesterday that it is clear indication that money is being used to
political purposes aiming at more pressures on the government to offer
"This will never happen," Haneyeh added.
He also demanded the Secretary General of the Arab league Amro Moses and
President of the Arab summit in Al Khartoum Sudanese President Hassen Al
Basheer and pan- Arab leaders to do their good offices to end the
suffering of the Palestinian people and the USA interference in the
livelihood of the Palestinian people.
The Prime minister also welcomed an all-out talks "all the times we
welcome any Palestinian dialogue," asserting" to bear this dialogue
fruitful , well preparations will be done and agreement on all the
raised files because the Palestinian people will not accept a media
hoopla in behalf of the National dialogue.
He also called concerned factions of the national talks not to set off
the national dialogue from a springboard of the presence of Palestinian
"The government did not go through a crisis. It is an elected government
and its is not in crisis but other parties which did not want to
recognize the Palestinian people are in crisis "PM Haneyeh said.
In the weekly cabinet session Heneyeh underscored that the key headlines
of the new Israeli government reflects the occupation policies based on
grabbing more lands of the Palestinians in the West Bank retaining
illegal Jewish settlements and the completion of the Apartheid wall'
The government, in a communiqué, called upon all the Palestinian people
and Arab and Islamic nations, all freedom -loving people overseas to
show solidarity with the Palestinian people on Next Friday through
organizing rallies and solidarities
The US and EU have frozen donations to the Palestinians after Hams was
brought to power following the movement's slide victory in PLC January's
Furthermore, the USA threatened punitive actions against and world or
regional banks transfer Money to the PNA government.
In connection, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson denied in
his daily press briefing yesterday that America rejected President
Chirac's proposals during Palestinian President Abbas' visit to Paris.
"I've not seen any American rejection. I've simply noted there were
questions and requests for clarification, but no rejection to my
knowledge," the Spokesperson said.
He added that raft of ideas set to discuss with the European partners.
"The first idea concerns maintaining or even increasing humanitarian
aid. The second idea is maintaining the aid project which could be
delivered through appropriate channels. The third idea is to increase
support for the services of the office of the president of the
Palestinian Authority. And the fourth is to set up a fiduciary fund that
could, for example, be managed by the World Bank so that salaries can be
paid," The French foreign affair spokesperson underlined.