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Kushner Says Middle East Plan Will Be Released In June

Kushner Says Middle East Plan Will Be Released In June by Omri Nahmias - Jerusalem Post

Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's senior advisor, told foreign diplomats on Wednesday that the "deal of the century" will be released in June, after Ramadan, a source familiar with the remarks told The Jerusalem Post.

Kushner spoke in front of 100 foreign diplomats and ambassadors at the Blair House and asked them to keep an open mind regarding the plan. However, he did not provide any new details about the plan itself.

"We will all have to look for reasonable compromises that will make peace achievable," Kushner said.

Whether the plan will propose outright the creation of a Palestinian state, which is the Palestinians’ core demand, remains unclear.

During his remarks, Kushner pushed back on the idea that the Trump peace plan mostly centered around the economic package, saying the political component is "very detailed," the source said.

"[Kushner] said the plan will require concessions from both sides but won't jeopardize the security of Israel," a source said. "It requires everybody approaching the plan with an open mind."…

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