Hanan Ashrawi to Trump: 'We will not be blackmailed' | Palestine News

AL JAZEERA | on Wed, Jan 3, 2:37 AM

A senior Palestinian official has responded with defiance to Donald Trump's threat via Twitter to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority. Hanan Ashrawi's rebuke followed the US president's tweet admitting that the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and warning Palestinians that they could lose US aid worth more than $300m a year. "We will not be blackmailed," Ashrawi said in a statement on Wednesday. "President Trump has sabotaged our search for peace, freedom and justice. Now he dares...

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