Israel Rejects Calls to Lift Sanctions on the PA

(Times of Israel) Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen on Tuesday rejected a call from dozens of countries that Israel end punitive measures it applied against the Palestinian Authority over Ramallah's push for an investigation of the Jewish state at the International Court of Justice. Instead, Cohen urged the international community to act against Palestinian incitement, which encourages terrorism. "Meaningless statements and signatures will not stop us from making the right decisions that will protect our citizens and secure our future," Cohen said. "The interest of all the countries of the world should be to stop the incitement of the Palestinian Authority, which encourages terrorism and pays terrorists who kill Jews."

2023-01-19 00:00:00

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