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Kushner says Mideast peace is possible

Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and close adviser to Donald Trump, says he believes that peace between Israel and Palestine is “achievable,” although he says the agreement should come from the countries of the region and not be something imposed by the US.

“We do think it’s achievable,” Kushner said, referring to an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Looking relaxed and upbeat, the president’s son-in-law commented on this and other matters at a half-hour Q&A session with Haim Saban, one of the Democratic Party’s biggest pro-Israel donors, at the annual Saban Forum in the Willard InterContinental Washington Hotel.

Kushner has been working for months to find a solution to the historic conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, a project that led him to make an official trip to the Middle East in August.

Read the full article by Matthew Lee at The West Australian.