🇩🇪 Germany and Austria announced they're suspending aid to Palestinians. Italy, however, said they won't discuss suspending aid.
🌍 Europe is a major source of aid to the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, where around 2.1 million people need help, including 1 million children.
🇪🇺 EU allocated 296 million euros in aid for Palestinians in 2022. They didn't distinguish between Gaza (ruled by Hamas) and the West Bank (led by President Mahmoud Abbas).
🇩🇪 Germany halted payments for aid projects, showing solidarity with Israel due to historic responsibility for the Holocaust.
🇦🇹 Austria suspended about 19 million euros for some projects, known for its pro-Israel stance.
🌿 Some politicians believe Hamas, not all Palestinians, are responsible for recent events.
🌟 Green-run foreign ministry will continue to distribute 73 million euros for Palestinians, separate from development funds.