Friday, 20 September 2019 11:39 GMT

Palestine-Israel peace could happen - Trump

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump said Monday the political settlement and peace between the Palestinians and Israelis could happen.

Trump, speaking to reporters alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before their meeting in New York, said he and Netanyahu would be discussing peace between the Palestinians and Israelis.

He said achieving peace between the two sides would be a "fantastic achievement".

"We are giving it an absolute go," he added, saying that "I think there is a good chance it could happen." He said that the Israelis and Palestinians would like to see a chance for peace materialized. "And I can tell you that the Trump Administration would like to see it," he added.

Trump dispatched Jared Kushner, his son-in-law White House advisor, to the region to meet with Israeli and Palestinian officials on how to push forward the peace process between the two sides.

Netanyahu, in remarks while sitting next to Trump, said they would be discussing Iran's nuclear agreement and peace with the Palestinians. (end) bs.asf


Palestine-Israel peace could happen - Trump

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