Israel threatens UN envoy over Qatar cash for Palestinians

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June 21: Israel’s foreign minister said today the UN’s special envoy could be declared persona non grata for offering to help transfer Qatari funds to the Gaza Strip. Avigdor Lieberman said Robert Serry, the world body’s special envoy on the Middle East peace process, had first tried to convince the Palestinian Authority (PA) to transfer USD 20 million from Qatar to resolve a pay crisis for Hamas employees in Gaza, Channel Two television reported. But after Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas refused to do so, the…

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