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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid lower

Belgium has pledged to donate 19m euro ($23m) to UNRWA, the UN’s aid organisation for Palestinian refugees, after the US government announced it would slash its funding to the agency by half. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said in a statement on Wednesday that Brussels would allocate the funds over three years. The first annual…