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Kushner peace push undermined by Trump's policies

Jared Kushner’s Middle East peace push is being undermined by a series of administration policy decisions that have alienated both the Palestinian leadership and people.
The Palestinian newspaper Al Quds that published an interview with Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser, is displayed for sale in a bookshop in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, June 24, 2018.  REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman - RC1916711990

WASHINGTON — In a rare interview with the Palestinian media, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner implored the Palestinian people to pressure their leadership to give his Middle East peace efforts a chance.

“Show your leadership that you support efforts to achieve peace,” Kushner told Al Quds newspaper in a June 23 interview, a transcript of which was sent to reporters by the White House.

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