Israeli-Palestinian conflict ‘core’ regional issue, Abdullah ​tells Trump

US President Donald Trump is “working very hard” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he told King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House on Wednesday, amid a flurry of diplomatic activity on the matter coordinated by the Trump administration.

“I think we’ll be successful— I hope we’ll be successful, I’ll tell you that,”​ Trump told the press, after topping their meetings with a discussion on the conflict.
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Abdullah, who is in Washington for several days, praised Trump for engaging the parties​​ so early in his presidency. ​He characterized the Israeli-Palestinian struggle as “essentially the core conflict”​ in the region.​

The two leaders held a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in between their meetings, attended by Queen Rania and First Lady Melania Trump.


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