Sunday, February 19, 2017

Report: Israel Rejected Last Year A Secret Regional Peace Plan Offered By The U.S., Jordan, And Egypt

Sisi, Netanyahu, Kerry and Abdullah. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Reuters: A year ago, Israel, Jordan and Egypt secretly met for peace - report

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly a year ago with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan in a failed attempt by the Obama administration to convene a wider regional summit on Israeli-Palestinian peace, Israel's Haaretz daily said on Sunday.

At the White House on Wednesday, Netanyahu again raised the possibility of what he described as a "regional approach" to Israeli-Palestinian peace at a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, who appeared to embrace the idea.

Citing unidentified senior officials in former U.S. President Barack Obama's administration, Haaretz said Netanyahu, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry convened on Feb. 21, 2016 in the Jordanian Red Sea resort of Aqaba.

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WNU Editor: After one year .... why is this being leaked now .... and who leaked it?

More News On Reports That Last Year Israel Rejected A Secret Regional Peace Plan Offered By The U.S., Jordan, And Egypt

Kerry Offered Netanyahu Regional Peace Plan in Secret 2016 Summit With al-Sissi, King Abdullah -- Haaretz
Report: Israeli leader turned down regional peace initiative -- AP
Netanyahu, Kerry held 'secret Arab peace meeting' -- AFP
Report: Netanyahu rejected peace plan proposed by Kerry at secret 2016 meeting -- Jerusalem Post
Netanyahu said to have rejected regional peace plan last year -- The Times of Israel

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