PA Preventing Palestinians from Receiving Medical Treatment outside of Gaza

(Arab News-Saudi Arabia) Hazem Balousha - More than 2 years ago, the PA decided to stop medical referrals of Gaza patients to Israeli hospitals and their treatment was transferred instead to Palestinian hospitals in Jerusalem and the West Bank. But after President Mahmoud Abbas' decision on May 20 to dissolve all agreements with Israel, Palestinian patients are no longer able to obtain exit permits for treatment outside Gaza, since the Palestinian Authority office responsible for coordinating patient travel with Israel has stopped working.

2020-06-23 00:00:00

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