Kushner: Economy and ‘establishing borders’ the focal points of Trump peace plan


President’s son-in-law says proposal will address all final status issues, call for single Palestinian leadership for West Bank, Gaza, and have regional economic impact

Jared Kushner at a conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland, on February 14, 2019

Times of Israel reports, “US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview Monday that the administration’s much-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan will focus on “establishing borders and resolving final status issues.” Kushner spoke with Sky News Arabic in comments overlaid with an Arabic translation. His original English-language quotes were not immediately available.”

 

US President Donald Trump speaks with Jared Kushner, December 7, 2017

“Kushner said that since “the situation they are negotiating over hasn’t really changed much in 25 years,” the administration’s team had worked to find “a realistic and… fair solution to the issues here in 2019 that can enable people to live better lives.” “The goal of resolving these borders is really to eliminate the borders,” he said. “If you can eliminate borders and have peace and less fear of terror, you could have freer flow of goods, freer flow of people and that would create a lot more opportunities.” (more…)

 

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