Jared Kushner issues message to Palestinians and says $50bn deal is 'opportunity of the century'

Mail Online | 6/25/2019 | Emer Scully For Mailonline
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White House adviser Jared Kushner's plan for the Middle East is 'the opportunity of the century' for the Palestinians, he told those attending a workshop in Bahrain.

The economic plan, revealed by the White House on Saturday, calls for $50 billion in investment over ten years in the Palestinian territories and their Arab neighbours.

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At a Peace to Prosperity workshop in Bahrain today — boycotted by the Palestinian authority — Mr Kushner said their acceptance was a pre-condition to peace.

'Agreeing on an economic pathway forward is a necessary pre-condition to resolving the previously unsolvable political issues,' he said.

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And while the two-day meeting will not address political solutions in the Middle East, Mr Kushner acknowledged the need to take them up later.

'To be clear, economic growth and prosperity for the Palestinian people are not...
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