New House foreign affairs chief eyes resuming US aid to Palestinians

The new chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Tuesday he would look to resume humanitarian aid to the Palestinians as part of a push by President-elect Joe Biden for a two-state solution. In an interview with AFP, Representative Gregory Meeks also supported the return of a diplomatic presence following outgoing President Donald Trump’s shuttering of the Palestine Liberation Organisation office in Washington. “I’m a firm believer in the two-state solution, providing both parties with self-determination, because that’s the only way I believe that we can ensure a Jewish state of Is…

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