U.S. envoy urges tighter business ties between Israeli settlers, Palestinians

David Friedman, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, arrives to speak at the Israeli-Palestinian International Economic Forum in Jerusalem February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador to Israel on Thursday urged deeper business ties between Israeli settlers and Palestinian businessmen in the occupied West Bank, angering Palestinian leaders. David Friedman, who was appointed by U.S. President Donald Trump, was speaking in Jerusalem at a forum to encourage business links between Israeli settlements and Palestinians. ‚ÄúThere […]

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