A donor meeting in Oslo did not resolve the financial crisis of the debt-ridden Palestinian Authority. But a USD 120 million crisis package is under consideration. Norway has indicated more funding if other donors come along. Islamic aid agencies will meet in mid-June in Jeddah to discuss a mechanism for providing support to Gaza.
At the meeting of Nordic Foreign Ministers in Reykjavik, the ministers confirmed their commitment to closer cooperation among Nordic diplomatic missions as a way of strengthening the “efficiency and influence" of Nordic countries in international affairs.