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Trump representative Greenblatt to meet with Abbas during Israel trip

Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations, will reportedly meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas when he comes to Israel next week.

A senior administration official told Walla news that Greenblatt will visit both Jerusalem and the West Bank, meeting with Abbas as well as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “to hear their positions on the current state of affairs and on steps that can be taken to move towards peace.”

Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special representative for international negotiations, file photo (Uriel Heilman/JTA)
Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations, file photo (Uriel Heilman/JTA)

Greenblatt is also set to meet with students, religious leaders and businessmen during his visit, according to the report.

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