The Trump Administration has officially cut off all funding of UNRWA. The decision was made last month in a meeting between Jared Kushner, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and R. David Harden. While Pompeo and Harden were opposed to such a drastic cut, in the end it was Kushner who pushed the hardest for the full cut.
Read what PM Netanyahu had to say about the decision.
“UNRWA is a foreign and unnecessary organization that has failed miserably. I intend to expel it from Jerusalem.” said Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.