Palestinian leaders say they'll cut security coordination with Israel

March 5, 2015 10:00 PM

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Palestinian leaders say they'll cut security coordination with Israel

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders in the West Bank said on Thursday they would halt the security coordination with Israel which is widely credited with keeping order in the territory and preventing attacks in Israel.

The Palestinian Central Council, whose votes are usually binding on the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, said it made the decision because Israel had breached bilateral agreements, including by withholding tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinians.

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