White House Hosts Meeting on Gaza without Palestinians

(Reuters) James Oliphant - The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations, including Israel and Arab Gulf states, to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, but the Palestinian Authority boycotted the meeting. "Fixing Gaza is necessary to achieve a peace agreement," a senior administration official said. Presidential advisor Jared Kushner gave a two-hour presentation to the attending countries, which included Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and the UAE, as well as several European nations. Potential electricity, water, sewage, and health projects were discussed.

2018-03-14 00:00:00

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