Listen: Kushner urges absent Palestinians to support economic plan
"The weekend jared kirschner the senior adviser the president has announced formerly his peace prosperity this is the economic plan a new vision for the palestinian people this is phase one of a multi prong approach to isreaeli palestinian peace now let me tell you something i've been working in this region for thirty years we have an office in jerusalem the fact could be hearing from david benjamin one of our senior council in our office in jerusalem later in the broadcast but i've been working in this region for a long time and about ten years ago i had the honour of sitting down with shimon peres who was in the president of israel for a lengthy discussion at his residence about peace between the israelis and palestinians and he mentioned then in great detail the economic impact water food medicine you're looking at a fifty billion dollar increase or fifty billion dollar investment over a ten year period into the palestinian areas that would be gaza and the p the palestinian west bank we call the west bank to revitalize the economy revitalize healthcare revitalize education Revitalize. economic development put in place safeguards for the rule of law for contract rights a prosperous economy will do the most to eliminate terrorism a people that are healthy tend to not send their children to kill other people's children it that simple now initially mock mood abbasi said he would not meet and then about an hour later i'm reading you the headline of boss as we are ready to return to the negotiating table then the reason they're ready ready to return to the negotiating table is they have to when you're looking at a fifty billion dollar investment coming from a variety of sources including neighbors jordan egypt saudi arabia that impact alone is very very significant yet those three countries alone that jared kushner bitch jordan egypt and lebanon were not going to let mock buddha boss mess this up for them miss this opportunity for them they are much more powerful that he overseas sliver of territory they oversee nations like lebanon egypt and jordan and with this total play that will be announced and presented tomorrow in bahrain the fact that the u._s. and the trump administration which is very pro israel i want i just want to underscore this recognized the first president to recognize jerusalem is the capital of israel this weeks ago recognized the golan heights as part of the jewish state of israel is able to gather together through through the backing of the gulf states they've got plenty of money and we'll make some of these investments egypt and jordan and lebanon to put the pressure of the palestinians to get back to the goshi table for money that will never get into the pockets of makalu boss these are business loads again it investments this is not a government to government great it's not like the u._s. is going to be taking your taxpayer dollars giving fifty billion dollars over to the palestinian authority that needs to be made clear these people that would be applying for loads for infrastructure and peace and peace is ultimately what all israelis even the most hawkish railly's see with the palestinians they've got bigger issues they've got iran to deal with they've got hezballah to deal with at hamada's to deal with the they don't need to be dealing more with the west baked palacios authority there should be peace there at econ economic growth access to good hospitals"