UN envoy criticizes Israel's sanctions on PA

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 20, 2006 16:51

UN Middle East Envoy Alveran de Soto blasted Israel's decision not to transfer funds to the Palestinian Authority following the induction of the new Hamas-led Parliament. In his statement on Monday, De Soto called the steps "futile" and "haphazard" adding, "The funds belong to the Palestinians and it is illegal to block them."


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