Qatar proposes $1 bln fund for Jerusalem, offers $250 mln

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 26 Mar 2013 View Original

DOHA, March 26 (Reuters) - Qatar called on Tuesday for the immediate establishment of a $1 billion fund to help Palestinians in Arab East Jerusalem, and offered to contribute $250 million to it.

Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, made the proposal at the opening of an Arab summit in Doha that is expected to focus on the crisis in Syria and stalled Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.

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