Knesset Bills Seek to Bar Israeli Transfers Amid Continued PA Payments to Terrorists

Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Agency
AP/Adel Hana reports: Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israel’s new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authority’s “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised America’s passing of the act, named after 28-year-old U.S. military veteran Taylor Force, who following tours in Iraq and Afghanistan was killed in a Tel Aviv terror attack in March 2016.

Yet Israel continues to transfer approximately NIS 600 million ($170 million) per month to P.A. without any sanctions, as part of a tax-collection arrangement brokered during the signing of the 1993 Oslo Accords, whereby Israel collects and transfers import duties at Israeli ports on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.

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