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European Union reaffirms its support for Palestine refugees

EU News 257/2014

Brussels, 04 June 2014

Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission and Štefan Füle, Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy today signed a Joint Declaration on EU support for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) for the period 2014-2016, with UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl. Under the agreement, the EU contribution to UNRWA‘s General Fund for core services in 2014-2016 will amount to some EUR €246 million.

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