President Donald Trump informed Jordan’s King Abdullah II in June that the one-state resolution between Israel and Palestinian territories may result in an Israeli prime minister with the title “Mohammed,” a report says.
In keeping with an Axios report on Sunday, King Abdullah spoke on the subject of Israeli-Palestinian battle with Trump throughout his June 25 White Home go to, saying Israel would lose “its Jewish character” if there’s a one-state resolution to the battle.
“Many younger Palestinians don’t need the two-state resolution anymore, however would slightly reside along with the Israelis in a single state with equal rights for all,” King Abdullah mentioned. “The end result will likely be that Israel will lose its Jewish character.”
Trump agreed with the suggestion, noting that it “is smart” and added considerably jokingly that “[in a one-state scenario,] the prime minister of Israel in a couple of years will likely be referred to as Mohammed.”
The remarks have been revealed by French diplomats after a briefing the king gave French International Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Drian throughout the diplomat’s journey to Jordan capital’s Amman earlier this month.
The king reportedly informed Trump that any upcoming peace plan should first be offered to sure European and Arab nations and get their enter to make sure the deal is suitable to all events.
He additionally complained that this hasn’t been accomplished but, although cautioned towards dashing to current the plan “as a result of there are too many difficulties in the mean time.” The king mentioned that if the Trump administration can’t make all events conform to a peace deal, then no U.S. administration ever will.
The White Home is reportedly engaged on a peace plan between Israelis and Palestinian, however the precise particulars of the plan stay secret. White Home senior adviser Jared Kushner is main the trouble and the deal is anticipated to be revealed subsequent yr throughout summer season.
The Trump administration angered the Palestinian management in Could after the historic resolution to acknowledge Jerusalem because the capital of Israel and transfer the embassy to town. Palestinians acknowledge Jerusalem as their capital as properly.