The PA denied having sent its representative to the clandestine meeting.
Israel intends to set up a project team within the next two weeks, and complete a working plan in the next three months.
"Simply resolving core issues without creating a pathway to a better life will not lead to a durable solution."
They are seriously concerned over in Ramallah about President Trump's apparent plan to go over their heads to the people and give them what they need: prosperity.
The Palestinian Authority has been boycotting the Trump administration since December 2017, which is why Kushner and Greenblatt will likely skip Ramallah this time.
"They discussed the need to facilitate humanitarian relief to Gaza," the White House said.
"I hope the citizens of South Korea will gain the quiet they have been seeking for years.”
Friedman's trip to the White House confirms many recent reports that the Trump administration is about to present its peace plan soon.
"Dr. Erekat – we have heard your voice for decades and it has not achieved anything close to Palestinian aspirations or anything close to a comprehensive peace agreement."
Labor party Chairman Avi Gabbay wants to stick with Labor's failed formula.
"An independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital [...] is the beginning and the end of any peace project.”
A senior US government official said the report on the peace plan is fake news.
Erekat: “The U.S. cannot be a mediator or partner in the peace process unless it withdraws its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, because it makes no sense for Palestine to be without East Jerusalem as its capital."
Call it the art of the deal or call it simply Trump's impatience with politeness and protocol – he did pop the question.
It would be a real eye opener for the 83-year-old Abbas should Trump keep his word and come over in May to inaugurate the new American embassy in Jerusalem.
The Bolton appointment presents the Israeli right with a window of opportunity for swift changes in Judea, Samaria and Gaza – a window which may be as narrow as a mere few months.
Greenblatt's choice not to declare that the Abbas slur effectively disqualified him from joining the negotiations table was described by King Solomon: "As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly."
It is disheartening that recommendations for the preservation of Israel's "Zionist vision of a Jewish, democratic, secure, and ethical state" while ignoring Hamas' Hitlerist designs on the Jewish State's very existence.
Last week, Qatar attended the Gaza Conference hosted by the White House, as did Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel.
"But out of this curse comes a blessing ... Because of the growing danger of Iran ... virtually all the Arab countries, no longer see Israel as their enemy, but as their vital ally in countering the threat of militant Islam."
Four hundred participants packed the event to support Judea and Samaria in face of delegitimization and boycotts, organized by YESHA Council.
"We urge you, the honorable AIPAC leadership and members, to revise you policy and mold your vision taking into account lessons of the past, existing realities and the will of the people of Israel."
"That would be a great thing for the world, it would be a great thing for this country, and for everybody, so we’re working very hard on it – and we have a shot at doing it."
"We must all work for that, toward that future, two states for two peoples: one Jewish with secure and defensible borders and one Palestinian with its own flag and its own future."
In addition, the Consulate General urged citizens to "avoid the areas of the protests/demonstrations, exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests, monitor local media and keep a low profile."