Prince William makes historic visit to Middle East

26 June, 2018, 17:18 | Author: Diane Mills
  • Palestinian protestors prepare to fly a kite loaded with an incendiary during a demonstration along the border with Israel

In the interview, which was published in Arabic, Kushner sent a direct message to the Palestinian people: "You deserve to have a bright future, now is the time for both the Israelis and Palestinians to strengthen their leaderships and re-focus them to encourage them to open up towards a solution, and not fear trying", the newspaper reported.

King Abdullah II, who met with Kushner and Greenblatt on Tuesday in the capital, Amman, will visit Trump at the White House on Monday to weigh in personally with the president.

It said the administration of US President Donald Trump will publish the deal depending on developments on the ground in the region.

Details of the plan that Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Jason Greenblatt, the special envoy for the Mideast, are shopping around have not been publicly disclosed except for broad outlines.

Israeli forces launched air strikes on Palestinian militant positions in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday after rockets and mortars were fired into Israel. They also held talks in Saudi Arabia, which does not recognise Israel but shares its enmity toward Iran.

Hanan Ashrawi, a senior official of the Palestine Liberation Organization, said she welcomes William's visit to the West Bank as a chance to see Palestinian reality under Israeli occupation first hand. It remains unclear how the Trump administration would proceed with a peace plan without Palestinian cooperation.

"The interview is part of the American administration's attempt to address the Palestinian people directly before presenting its peace plan", a USA official told Israel's Channel 10.

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After stops in Tel Aviv, Jaffa, and Jerusalem, Prince William will go to Ramallah in the West Bank, where he will meet Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Kushner said he does not believe that Abbas has the "ability" to make a peace deal with Israel. The Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as a future capital.

That coincides with the language of the worldwide consensus and global law, which hold that East Jerusalem and the West Bank are Israeli-occupied territory.

"This is an attempt to push forward a plan that consolidates Israel's colonial control over Palestinian land and lives while telling the Palestinian people that money will compensate for our inalienable right", he added.

A Palestinian man inspects a destroyed vehicle after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, which the Israeli military says it destroyed because it belonged to a leader of the incendiary kite and balloon attacks on southern Israel, on June 17, 2018.

Sunday's death brings to 132 the number of Palestinians martyred - along with thousands more injured - by Israeli gunfire since the protests began on March 30, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday accused the Hamas terror group of orchestrating the recent surge in "fire kite" attacks, calling it a deliberate and calculated effort by the group to threaten Israel.

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