Canada Restores Aid Funding to Palestinians

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 07/25/2007 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay this week announced the resumption of direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority led by President Mahmoud Abbas. In a teleconference with reporters on Monday, Mr. MacKay said Canada will contribute $8 million in direct aid, while an extra $1 million will be funnelled to the Red Cross for humanitarian purposes in Gaza.

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