Netanyahu to Unveil Economic Incentives for Palestinians on Eve of Trump Visit

(Times of Israel) Alexander Fulbright - Ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing a package of economic incentives for the Palestinians, Israel's Channel 2 reported on Wednesday. In addition, Israel's Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon held talks in Jerusalem on Wednesday with his Palestinian Authority counterpart Shukri Bishara. Among the measures they discussed were opening the Allenby Bridge crossing between the West Bank and Jordan 24 hours a day and progress on industrial zones near Jenin and Tarkumiya (west of Hebron).

2017-05-18 00:00:00

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