''There cannot be lasting peace unless the Palestinian leaders speak in a unified voice against incitement to violence and hate. There's such hatred,’’ US President Donald Trump said as he met with Palestinian Authority President at the White House in Washington.
''I look forward to discussing with President Trump the best ways to advance peace. This is something we fervently share with the President,’’ said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a meeting with visiting Romanian Prime Minster Sori Grindeanu in Jerusalem
Next week, at the annual FIFA Council and Congress, member states of the world football association are expected to vote on a Palestinian-led campaign to ban the Israeli Football Association from the organization.
Israel summoned the ambassador of Sweden, Carl Magnus Nesser, to the foreign ministry in Jerusalem to protest his country's vote in favor of a UNESCO resolution disavowing the country's sovereignty in the Israeli capital.
Israel has urged UNESCO’s 58-member Executive Board, which is set to gather Tuesday in Paris, not to promote “fake” history by approving on Palestinian-backed resolution that rejects Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem.
''My policy is clear: Not to meet with diplomats who visit Israel and engage with organizations that slander Israeli soldiers and seek to have them put on trial as war criminals,'' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Jerusalem one day after he cancelled a meeting with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabrie
Israeli President Rivlin has denounced French extreme-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's recent comments denying France's responsibility in the deportation of Jewish citizens to the Nazi death camp as "uniquely disturbing."