Jerusalem hits back at claims it is causing collapse of Palestinian Authority

February 23, 2015 6:11 PM

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Jerusalem hits back at claims it is causing collapse of Palestinian Authority

Assertions that the Palestinian Authority is on the verge of collapse because Israel is withholding the monthly tax revenue it collects and transfers to Ramallah are exaggerated, Israeli officials said Sunday.

The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials, including US Secretary of State John Kerry, that if the money is not transferred soon the PA may fall apart or stop its security cooperation with Israel.

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