‘Collective punishment’ and ‘blackmail’: Palestinians decry Trump decision to shutter PLO office in Washington

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The Trump administration ordered a Palestinian representative office to close today, ending the near 25-year diplomatic presence of the PLO Mission in Washington DC. “This is yet another affirmation of the Trump Administration’s policy to collectively punish the Palestinian people, including by cutting financial support for humanitarian services including health and education,” PLO official Saeb Erekat said in a statement.

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