If US President Donal Trump does not present his peace plan in the coming weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron will present his own peace plan.
The best way for Israel to manage the US peace initiative – no matter what it proposes or what it entails – is to make certain that the response is a firm and resounding “yes.”
Hamas wants to tie the cease-fire to an easing of the blockade on Gaza, a green light for large-scale infrastructure projects and a prisoner exchange.
This will be the second meeting between top US politicians and Netanyahu this week, following Mike Pence's visit to Israel.
The Palestinian Authority is the “peace refusenik," tweeted Communications Minister Ayoub Kara.
"We believe the Trump administration is serious about bringing peace between Israelis and Arabs," said Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir.
Trump team officials: Israel's presence in Jerusalem is right and just.
The official said that during the Cairo meetings Egypt expressed a strong desire to assist the United States’ peace efforts.
Danon told the council that the core of the violence in the region and around the world comes from “unrelenting glorification of terror.”
"Israel will be responsible for any consequences to the issue of the metal detectors."