Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan
Monday, 20 May 2019 Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday.
The Palestinians have not been consulted about a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday. Zachary Goelman reports.
According to Reuters, a White House official on Tuesday said senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation to the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop..