Kushner: ‘Israel, Palestine Leaders Will Have to Make Compromise’

Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and son-in-law of the United States President Donald Trump, said on Monday that a reasonable leadership will be willing to negotiate with Israel based on the Trump administration’s peace plan when it is eventually unveiled.

Kushner also said, during an interview with CNN at the channel’s Citizen CNN conference, that the status quo was not acceptable.

Kushner claimed that the US administration has made progress on the Middle East peace plan, also known as Deal of the Century, however, he did not provide further details and said leaders on both sides would need to make concessions.

Although the US administration has been promoting its peace plan for months, details of it have not been revealed yet, and Palestinians, who decided to boycott the US administration due to its recent decisions towards Palestinians, including the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, vowed to dismiss the peace plan once announced.

Following recent tensions and the US Trump administration’s undeniable support for Israel has prompted the Palestinians to cut communication with the US and declared it unfit to be a mediator during the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Trump, who called the plan the ultimate deal, in September, said that his dream is to reveal the peace plan in the next two to three months.

Kushner avoided addressing the question of whether the plan would call for a two-state solution and said:

Kushner also insisted that the US peace plan would meet the needs of both Israel and the Palestinians.

Source: Palestine Chronicle