United States threatens to cut UNRWA funding unless Palestinians engage in peace talks

United States threatens to cut UNRWA funding unless Palestinians engage in peace talks

USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley threatened on Tuesday that the U.S. would cut funding to the UN's Palestinian refugee relief agency if the Israeli-Palestinian peace process fails to move forward.

"The United States supports the Iranian people and calls on the regime to respect its citizens' basic rights to peacefully express their desire for change", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause", she said.

US Ambassador Nikki Haley speaking at the United Nations headquarters in NY. "The freedoms that are enshrined in the United Nations charter are under attack in Iran", she said.

She noted that "dozens have already been killed", before harkening back to the failed Green Revolution in the first year of the Obama presidency. "Let go of the country, '" she added.

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. "They wanted to see the embassy moved to Jerusalem, and we followed through with that".

The South Korea's unification minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, proposed holding high-level talks with North Korea next week in the border village of Panmunjom, where they last held contacts two years ago. The global community failed to do that in 2009.

"One way or the other, we will have a meeting on what is happening in Iran with the protests and their fight for freedom", she vowed.

German factory growth hits record high in December: PMI
While there is some variation in the forecast, analysts said the country's GDP growth may register up to 6.9 percent for 2017. The Caixin PMI focuses more on light industry, while heavy industry makes up a larger share of the NBS survey.

During her speech, Haley further pressed the worldwide community to support the Iranian people.

"They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against us.

So North Korea can talk with anyone they want but the USA is not going to recognise it or acknowledge it until they agree to ban the nuclear weapons that they have".

Haley also spoke briefly about North Korea, calling United Nations resolutions "a great achievement" but emphasizing that work remains to ensure those resolutions are enforced.

However, the secretary of state said last month that the U.S. would be "ready to talk any time North Korea ... and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition".

"But in pursuing those things, Moon can not succumb to North Korean nuclear blackmail to weaken the South's military alliance with the United States - in the very same New Year's speech, Kim claimed to be able to hit the U.S. with a nuclear weapon".

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