Trump Administration Orders Closure of PLO Office in Washington

(Washington Post) Karen DeYoung and Loveday Morris - The Trump administration on Monday ordered the closure of the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington, saying that the PLO "has not taken steps to advance the start of direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel." The order to shutter the PLO office within 30 days comes amid the Trump administration's ramping up of financial pressure on the Palestinian Authority. Since U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital late last year, the Palestinians have refused to meet with U.S. negotiators.

2018-09-12 00:00:00

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