RAMALLAH, Palestine

Palestinian authorities on Friday denied having received any aid from the U.S.

At a press conference Palestinian Spokesman Ibrahim Melhem while briefings about measures taken to combat the coronavirus of COVID-19 pandemic said there has been no contact with the U.S government.

He said the Palestinian government did not need any U.S. aid. Official spokesperson, however, expressed appreciation to the American people and to the U.S. institutions that support Palestinian rights.

He was reacting to the statement of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman who said that the U.S. was providing $5 million to the Palestinian Authority

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