U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that Trump administration wants to stop funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the agency tasked with assisting Palestinian refugees, until they "return to the negotiating table" with Israel. It was not immediately clear from Haley's comments if she was referring only
U.S. is UNRWA’s leading funder, providing more than $300m per year. It’s unclear whether Haley’s statement applies to all U.S. aid, though her comments will be perceived as an attempt to coerce Palestinians into peace talks.