President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace

President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday morning that the U.S. delegation due to arrive in Israel to attempt to restart peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, will be "welcome, as always".

President Donald Trump is sending his son-in-law Jared Kushner to the Middle East soon to meet with regional leaders and discuss a "path to substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks", a White House official said on Friday. To explore that opportunity, it said departing "soon" for the region will be Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner; his envoy for worldwide negotiations Jason Greenblatt; and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell.

Trump has clearly stated, he is personally committed to achieving a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians that would help usher in an era of greater regional peace and prosperity.

Mr. Kushner, Mr. Greenblatt and Ms. Powell will be meeting with leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. In the past, PA President Mahmoud Abbas has suggested that the peace talks begin at the same place where they stopped with Olmert but Netanyahu has rejected this proposal.

"President Trump acts like the rules for the rest of us don't apply to him and now his entire administration is doing the same", Harrell Kirstein, a spokesman for the Trump War Room at American Bridge 21st Century, told McClatchy. "And we are waiting now for the American delegation to work together toward peace".

Netanyahu did not say when the trio was expected to arrive in Israel.

The latest announcement also comes after off-the-record remarks by Kushner - made to a casual gathering of congressional interns - were leaked to the media in which he said there may not be a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser to his father-in-law, was charged with helping to broker a deal between Israelis and Palestinians after Trump took office.

He also made remarks that seemed to side with Israel on its handling of the latest flare-up surrounding the Jerusalem holy site.

The crisis erupted when Israel installed metal detectors at gates to the compound " known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, or Haram al Sharif, and to Jews as the Temple Mount " after Arab gunmen killed two Israeli policemen there in mid-July. "The Temple Mount is an [unintelligible] occupation of Israel, and Israel was saying we don't want anything to do with that, we just want to make sure people are safe", he said.

The late report for which Kushner appears to have been cited involves real estate investment company JCK Cadre LLC, according to McClatchy.

The White House declined to comment on the record, but a Trump administration official familiar with the matter told McClatchy that Mr. Kushner will pay the fine.



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