As the new US administration continues to formulate its Middle East policies, a diplomatic envoy of President Donald Trump arrived in the Jewish state on Monday and met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Welcome to Jerusalem!” Netanyahu wrote in a Facebook post that included a picture of him greeting Trump’s special representative for international negotiations Jason Greenblatt at his office in the Israeli capital.
On Tuesday, Greenblatt will travel to Ramallah for a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
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At the end of last week, Trump spoke with Abbas by phone for the first time. According to the White House, the two talked about “ways to advance peace throughout the Middle East region, including a comprehensive agreement that would end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
“The president emphasized his personal belief that peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal,” the White House said.
During the call, Trump proffered an invitation to Abbas for a White House meeting.
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