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US Mideast peace plan to be announced soon: Kushner

26 June 2018

Kushner also made remarks critical of Abbas.

Though William is not expected to comment on the long-standing conflict and stalled peace talks, his visit is being lauded by Palestinians as recognition of their occupied status. Details of what transpired during talks between the USA team and officials of Arab States but it is understood that Palestinians would not trust Americans under the prevailing circumstances especially when their bias is clearly known and the plan itself expects sacrifices from Palestinians and no flexibility from Israel.

Abbas cut communications with the Trump administration after it recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017. He said he said he was "almost done" with the plan and that it would be released "soon".

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, June 17, 2018. It is also odd that Gaza was left to rotten in the face of crippling blockade by Israel and Egypt after 2007 takeover of the territory by Hamas. "They want to throw us into chaos and anarchy". The Americans were scheduled to hold other talks Saturday before returning to Washington. "President Trump cares a lot about the Palestinian people and so yes we are looking very closely at Gaza", he added.

Trump's adviser also acknowledged that Arab leaders support a two-state solution, with a Palestinian state existing side-by-side with Israel, but he gave no indication that this was part of Washington's plan.

"However, I do question how much President Abbas has the ability to, or is willing to, lean into finishing a deal". The Palestinians consider that control a violation of any sovereignty they may gain. "It is the Trump Administration that has walked away from the negotiations, from worldwide law and United Nations resolutions", he added. The shortfall is forcing the U.N. Relief and Works Agency to make a global emergency appeal next week.

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Gaza's Health Ministry says 20 Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli fire along the border fence. The protest came on the same day that the U.S. opened its embassy in Jerusalem.

The Duke of Cambridge is embarking upon an historic tour of the Middle East - visiting both Israel and the Palestinian territories - in a trip in which ironies and sensitivities will abound. Egypt and Jordan are the only Arab countries to have formal diplomatic relations with Israel.

The Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza has led three months of protests that turned violent. Palestinian leaders will be listening closely to see how the Prince addresses their aspirations.

Britain's Prince William on Sunday kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories, preparing to meet with young people, refugees and national leaders in a tumultuous region that Britain had controlled between the two world wars.

In its talks with regional leaders, the Trump administration most of all is attempting to scale back expectations of the "ultimate deal" that Trump previous year said he hoped he could do to resolve the long-running crisis.

US Mideast peace plan to be announced soon: Kushner