Saturday, May 13, 2006

Norway announces 50 percent boost for UN Palestinian aid

OSLO, Norway - Norway on Friday announced a 50-percent hike in its funding for United Nations Palestinian relief efforts to help ease an economic crisis in the occupied territories after a Hamas-led government took office.

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere announced the increase to 150 million kroner ($24.5 million) after a meeting with the head of the UN Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, Karen AbuZayd in Oslo.

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Blogger Hype said...

good human nature.

props to Norway.


May 13, 2006 10:47 pm  

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