Report: Israel transfers NIS 200m. to PA ahead of UN bid

Israel on Tuesday transferred NIS 200 million to the Palestinian Authority to enable it to pay government salaries, Army Radio reported, despite recent threats to withhold tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinians in response to the PA's bid to upgrade its UN status to nonmember state.
PA President Mahmoud Abbas was set to present the bid to the UN General Assembly on Thursday.
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