THE world is waiting and watching to see if a speech by US President Donald Trump will include a decision on Jerusalem, amid fears he could further fan the flames on one of the core issues in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

But his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner said yesterday Trump is still weighing his options ahead of an announcement on the matter that is expected on Wednesday.

It’s believed Mr Trump is not yet decided on whether to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or to proceed immediate in moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy City.

Kushner’s comments were his first public remarks on his efforts to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians

“The president is going to make his decision,” Kushner said. “He is still looking at a lot of different facts.”

 

Read the full article by Debbie Schipp at The Daily Telegraph.

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