'Clearly he was talking about a two-state solution, he was not in any way suggesting, at least in his conversation with me, a one-state solution.'
David Friedman is the first US Ambassador to Israel to be nominated by a president on his first day in office.
There has been a gradual decrease of (Jewish) Israelis' willingness to agree to a withdrawal from Judea and Samaria as part of a peace agreement – from 60% in 2005 to 36% in 2017.
"There are no freebies for the Palestinian Authority anymore," warned US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley.
Ostensibly, it's the peace of the complete city of Jerusalem the VP and his nice Christian family are praying for. With Jews praying on the Temple Mount and picnicking on the green hills of Shiloh.
One thing the two sides have said they agreed on was that, for now, the Netanyahu government will be minding the Trump Administration's concerns on settlements construction and expansion.
Friedman is expected to quickly leave for Israel where he has long maintained a residence in Jerusalem.
On Wednesday, Netanyahu told Israeli reporters in Beijing that construction in eastern Jerusalem has not been part of the negotiations with the White House on restricting settlements construction.
Netanyahu made it clear a construction freeze in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria was a non-starter, would spell political disaster.
Dagan and Revivi told Greenblatt that the Obama era is over.
Discussions on the issue of Israeli settlement construction are continuing between the PMO and the White House.
King Abdullah told Trump's envoy that he would 'do everything possible" to help end the Israel-PA conflict – on the basis of a two-state solution.'
Israel is in a period of diplomatic progress.
President Rivlin wished Greenblatt success on his complex mission.
MK Smotrich ended his post with a new slogan: "An undivided land is more important than an undivided coalition."
By calling to start the talks with acceptance of the 1967 border, the PA has also done away with Israel's annexation of eastern Jerusalem and with the settlements.
Greenblatt called the meeting a 'positive, far-ranging exchange about the current situation.'
Bennett made clear that the postponement is only for one week, and not, as Bitan originally requested, three months.
Protesters held up signs accusing PA forces of working as Israeli "spies" and criticizing the PA for "handing over" Arab terrorists to Israel.
Greenblatt is trying to re-start final status talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority; he will also meet with Mahmoud Abbas.