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Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu

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May 30 (UPI) -- White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to a Middle East peace deal. The meeting was the final leg of a regional tour that took a U.S. delegation to Morocco and Jordan to rally for an economic workshop in Bahrain next month. At the Bahrain meeting, the U.S. administration plans to unveil economic aspects of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. "It's always a great pleasure to welcome Jared Kushner to Israel, to Jerusalem, to discuss our common efforts for prosperity, security and peace," Netanyahu said. "I have to say I am tremendously encouraged by everything I hear, and about how President [Donald]Trump, the United States, is working to bring allies together in the region against ...
US-Russia probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion

US-Russia probe: Trump son-in-law Kushner denies collusion

World
President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will tell a Senate panel later that neither he nor any member of the Trump campaign team colluded with Russian officials over the US election. He will say he had no improper contacts and had not relied on Russian funds to finance his business activities.Mr Kushner released his opening statement ahead of the panel meeting.The Senate, along with the House and a special counsel, are all investigating Russian interference in the election.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - World