In this June 6, 2010 file photo, sacks of flour, some part of humanitarian aid by UNRWA and USAID, but now offered for sale by a vendor, sit outside a food store in Gaza City.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday called for the closure of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, days after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut Palestinian aid.Israel has long viewed the UN agency, known as UNRWA, as biased against it, an allegation the agency strongly denies, saying it is only providing necessary services to Palestinians. Israeli officials also criticise the agency's method of classifying refugees, with descendants also eligible to register. In June, Netanyahu said he had raised the issue with Washington's UN envoy Nikki Haley.
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