Palestinians reject Kushner ‘economy first’ approach to Mideast peace

FILE PHOTO: A crossed out logo of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seen in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman/File Photo

GAZA CITY (Reuters) – Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan. Senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official Hanan Ashrawi said Kushner’s plans were “all abstract promises” and said only […]

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