Senior US presidential advisor Jared Kushner arrived in Israel last night to discuss the upcoming economic conference in Bahrain and the so-called “deal of the century”.
The American delegation which accompanied Kushner included Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt and Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook.
Not the best timing…https://t.co/wKEeH7ExRi
— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) May 29, 2019
Israeli TV Channel 13 reported that the officials immediately started meetings with senior Israeli officials and they are expected to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with senior US Presidential advisor Jared Kushner and US envoy to the Middle East @jdgreenblatt45.
— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) May 30, 2019
This visit comes after the team visited Morocco in an effort to persuade Rabat to take part in the US-led Bahrain conference which is being held at the end of June and which is the first step towards the implementation of the “deal of the century”.
Netanyahu assures Kushner Israel’s political ‘event’ won’t affect ties https://t.co/cy9EhfZevT
— The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) May 30, 2019
Israeli media has reported that a delegation of about 200 Israeli businessmen headed by the Israeli finance minister is to represent Israel at the “Peace to Prosperity” conference in Manama on 25-26 June.
(Middle East Monitor, PC, Social Media)