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White House: Peace Is a Top Priority

Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, PM Netanyahu in Jerusalem, May 22, 2017 (Photo: GPO)

This week, White House advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt are in the Holy Land in an attempt to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel Hayom reports that the U.S. has high hopes, as Donald Trump "strongly believes peace is possible":

A month after U.S. President Donald Trump visited the region, the American administration is determined to advance the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A senior White House official told Israel Hayom on Sunday that Trump has been making continuous efforts to build on the momentum of his recent visit, sending two of his closest advisers to engage in talks with Israel and the Palestinians this week.

"President Trump has made it clear that working toward achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is a top priority for him. He strongly believes that peace is possible," the official said ahead of U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt's planned visit on Monday and the planned arrival of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, on Wednesday.

Greenblatt and Kushner will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah "to continue conversations and hear directly from Prime Minister Netanyahu and his senior advisers and President Abbas and his senior advisers about their priorities and potential next steps," the official said...

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