26 Jun 2019

Israelis and Palestinians absent from Kushner Middle East conference

International Editor

He called it “Peace to Prosperity”, but the workshop arranged by President Trump’s son-in-law, setting out his personal vision for achieving peace in the Middle East, had two noticeable absentees – the Israelis and the Palestinians, who have rejected out of hand Jared Kushner’s plan to put money before politics.

And while the financiers and regional leaders in attendance at the luxury Four Seasons hotel in Bahrain did express support for the scheme, they warned that without political progress it could not succeed.