Tag: Peace Plan

Kushner urges PM, Gantz to unite to seize ‘tremendous opportunities’ in region

Trump adviser tells Israeli TV that Washington is eager to advance peace plan, believes PA will be ‘rational’; reassures Israel of US backing after ditching of Kurdish allies. US presidential adviser Jared Kushner urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz in separate meetings to work together to form a […]

Even State Department’s Top Mideast Official In Dark About Kushner’s Peace Plan

The State Department’s top official overseeing Middle East policy admitted on Tuesday that he didn’t know the contents of White House senior advisor Jared Kushner’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — other than what he’d seen Kushner tell the media. In a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, Assistant Secretary of State […]

Arab nations reject any Trump Israeli-Palestinian plan not on ’67 lines

Arab nations have rejected any Israeli-Palestinian peace plan not based on the pre-1967 lines, as US special envoy Jared Kushner visited Israel and Saudi Arabia in advance of the publication of US President Donald Trump’s Deal of the Century to resolve the conflict. In an interview with Channel 13 Tuesday night, Kushner said that the […]

JARED KUSHNER ON JORDAN VALLEY ANNEXATION: WE LIKE TO KEEP OUR OPTIONS OPEN

US special envoy Jared Kushner has not rejected outright Israel’s annexation plan for the Jordan Valley, stating instead that the Trump Administration would like to keep its “options open.” He spoke of the Jordan Valley and US President Donald Trump’s peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during an interview with Channel 13 while visiting […]

Biden says Kushner has no ‘credentials’ to be drafting Middle East peace plans

Joe Biden called it “improper” for US President Donald Trump to have his daughter and son-in-law hold positions in the White House, suggesting in a CBS interview Sunday that Jared Kushner is not qualified to weigh in on the complex affairs assigned by his father-in-law, such as Israeli-Palestinian peace. That assessment, which the Democratic presidential […]

Trump’s departing peace envoy hails ‘huge shift’ in neighbors’ ties with Israel

Jason Greenblatt is formally leaving his position as the White House point man for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking at the end of this week, but he plans to stay involved in efforts to solve this intractable conflict. “I hope to continue to help seek peace and improve the lives of all in the region — Palestinians, Israelis […]

Kushner meets Blue and White heads seeking to unseat Netanyahu

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and other top US officials met with Blue and White Party leaders Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid on Monday for the first time, amid efforts by the politicians to cobble together a ruling coalition. The sides discussed “the strong relationship and unbreakable alliance between the United States and Israel, […]

Jared Kushner meets PM Netanyahu, rival Benny Gantz in Israel

US President’s son-in-law and a senior advisor Jared Kushner met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Kahol Lavan Chairman Benny Gantz at the Prime Minister’s office and the US embassy in Jeruselum on Monday. It was the first time that Gantz and Kushner have met as part of his trip to the region where he […]

U.N. INVESTIGATOR SAYS EXPECTATIONS LOW FOR TRUMP’S PEACE PLAN

Expectations for the success of the Trump administration’s peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict appear to be very low, UN special investigator Michael Lynk told reporters at the United Nations in New York ahead of US special envoy Jared Kushner’s arrival to Israel this week. Kushner, who has taken the lead on the Trump […]

WITH PEACE PLAN LAUNCH DELAYED, GREENBLATT ANNOUNCES FINAL DEPARTURE DATE

While originally Greenblatt planned to stay until after the peace plan was published, its numerous delays have caused him to decide to announce his official resignation date               Due to the continued delay in the formation of a new government in Israel, Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump’s special […]