Gantz offers new economic benefits to Palestinian Authority


Assessment: Ahead of Ramadan, Gantz grants economic benefits to PA. ‘This is a weak government that has caved to terror,’ says Otzma Yehudit …

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz is advancing plans to offer a series of economic benefits to the Palestinian Authority.

Ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Gantz has drawn up plans, with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s support, to put together a package of economic concessions to the Palestinian Authority

Alas! For that day is great, So that none is like it; And it is the time of Jacob’s trouble, But he shall be saved out of it.” Jer. 30:7

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As part of his plans, Gantz’s chief of staff, Mayan Yisraeli, traveled to Ramallah Monday to meet with Hussein Al-Sheikh, the chief of the Palestinian Authority’s General Authority of Civil Affairs.

The IDF’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Major General Ghassan Alian, also took part in Monday’s meeting in Ramallah.

The right-wing Otzma Yehudit party, a member of the Religious Zionist Party faction in the Opposition, decried the plans, saying they were further proof the government has ‘caved’ to terrorism.

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