Never mentioned Israel to Russians over intelligence leak

Never mentioned Israel to Russians over intelligence leak

He said he was "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bringing new hope the region and its people".

Mr Rouhani also dismissed a summit Mr Trump attended at the weekend in Saudi Arabia as a "ceremonial (event) that had no political value and will bear no results".

"I've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all, but I have a feeling that we're going to get there eventually, I hope", Mr Trump said on Monday night. "The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out of our society forever".

The only direct flights from Israel to Arab states are to Egypt and Jordan, both of which signed peace treaties with Israel. He also declined to voice support for two states when Abbas visited the White House on May 3.

"Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon - never ever", added Trump later at an event at the Israeli president's house. "But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". "It's part of the West Bank" - a remark that an Israeli official said was "received with shock".

Mr Netanyahu acknowledged that Mr Trump had said that old enemies can become partners.

President Donald Trump is welcomed by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday.

"I am personally committed to helping Israelis and Palestinians achieve a peace agreement".

He said: Now we must work together to build a future where the nations of the region are at peace and all of our children can grow, and grow up strong, and grow up free from terrorism and violence.

Iran's newly re-elected president Hassan Rouhani responded to Mr Trump's comments by saying it was actually his country and its allies that have stood up to terrorists in the Middle East.

The Palestinians want a state in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, lands Israel captured in 1967. He has taken a softer position on the contentious issue of Israeli settlements, suggesting that their expansion rather than their presence might hamper the search for peace.

The event marked the last of three public appearances that the President made before the media since landing at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport earlier in the day.

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