PA Chairman: I’ll Pay Terrorists’ Salaries Until My Last Day

A leading Palestinian newspaper published an account on Monday of a tense encounter between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner in Ramallah last week.

Al-Quds, a Jerusalem-based newspaper that is close to the PA, reported that Kushner had raised the issue of the so-called “martyr payments” made to convicted terrorists and their families — a policy dubbed “pay to slay” that costs the PA more than $300 million annually.

The Taylor Force Act, which is likely to be voted on during the upcoming session of the US Congress, would make American aid to the PA contingent on a wholesale abandonment of the “martyr payments.”

Read more at http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1529#P7fvq2FVLtDgdpFV.99

Source: PA Chairman: I’ll Pay Terrorists’ Salaries Until My Last Day

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