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UN agency for Palestinians is a lifeline in Gaza, says General Assembly President

UN agency for Palestinians is a lifeline in Gaza, says General Assembly President

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The UN agency for Palestinian refugees – UNRWA - is a lifeline for Gazans and should have the continued support of donor nations, the President of the United Nations General Assembly has insisted.

In a wide-ranging interview, Dennis Francis insisted that investigations into allegations of collusion between UNRWA and Hamas militants were ongoing; and that until these findings are made public, the UN must not be seen to be “walking away” from Gazans.

Here’s Mr. Francis now, speaking to UN News’s Daniel Johnson in Geneva, who started by asking him how he responded to criticism that the United Nations was unable to find solutions to growing global crises, from Ukraine to climate change.

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Daniel Johnson, UN News
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