Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution

The U.S. has never recognized Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Old City seized in the 1967 war. "Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon", Trump said, standing beside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Green said that he hopes Trump moves forward with the embassy relocation but described Trump's visit to Israel earlier this week as "a good trip" overall.

Yedioth gives less prominence to Trump, with one minor story on the USA president's stop in Rome to meet Pope Francis.

In other news, A report released by The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) concludes that Israel has violated press and media freedom 33 times during the month of April.

The status of Jerusalem is ultra-sensitive and has been among the most hard issues in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, stalled since April 2014.

Trump was "very forceful" in his discussions with the two leaders, and "everyone has to compromise", Tillerson said.

Donald Trump on Monday was on the second stop of his first worldwide tour, having arrived from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aboard Air Force One, Efe news reported. We have the opportunity to advance the peace discussions between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a tweet declaring, "If the Manchester attacker was Palestinian and the victims Israeli, the terrorist's family would receive a stipend from Mahmoud Abbas". "They want to storm Al-Aqsa and we must stop them", Hossam said.

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On the Israeli side, leaders celebrated Trump's vagueness.

3 - Trump pledged to "always stand with Israel". "They date back thousands of years, including the reign of King David whose star now flies proudly on Israel's white and blue flag". Trump was in Israel for 2 days, as part of his first trip overseas since being elected. Trump made no comment about the Wall during the trip and avoided other controversial issues during his time in Israel.

Meanwhile, U.S. officials are still anxious about the nuclear deal reached between Iran and former U.S. President Barack Obama, as the deal allows for a broadening of Iran's nuclear infrastructure after a ten- year-period.

A commentary in Israel's centrist Yediot Aharonot newspaper said that after two days of waiting for Trump's keynote address "the only thing we could learn from that speech was how to say nothing with a whole lot of words".

"The real question is if there is something substantive happening behind closed doors". Oil is down. Saudi Arabia has a huge problem with Iran. He arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia carrying a clear message that moderate Sunni Muslim states would be willing to normalize ties with Israel if its conflict with the Palestinians is resolved.

"I would like to reiterate, Your Excellency, Mr. President, our commitment to cooperate with you in order to make peace and forge a historic peace deal with the Israelis", Abbas told Trump after their meeting on Tuesday. In statements leading up to the trip, he's taken a tougher-than-expected line on settlements, saying he doesn't believe they help the peace process, though he's stopped short of calling for a full construction freeze.

"You can't just walk in on Day One and sign a deal that no one has gotten done in 35 years", said the official, who under the ground rules of the briefing could not be further identified.