Israeli forces raid West Bank, arrest at least 15 Palestinians

The Palestinian Authority has been widely criticised for maintaining security coordination with Israel

Erekat stressed in the document that the Palestinian leadership should not give US President Donald Trump's plan a chance or even examine it. Erekat affirmed that there is no reason to wait for such a plan that would preserve the status quo as is, legitimize Israeli settlements and establish the current Palestinian self-rule. "Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace".

Abbas, the officials said, wants Russian Federation and other countries to play a larger role in any peace process with Israel in a bid to supplant the USA, in the wake of what Ramallah calls Washington's "hostile policies" towards the Palestinians.

Asked by editor-in-chief Boaz Bismouth when the U.S. would present its peace plan, Mr Trump said: "We will see what happens".

"The settlements are something that very much complicates and always have complicated making peace, so I think Israel has to be very careful with the settlements", he said.

Asked whether Israeli settlements would form part of the peace plan, he said: "We will be talking about settlements".

But the PA envoy to Moscow, Abd al Hafiz Nofal, was quoted on Sunday as saying that the Palestinian goal was not to completely exclude the U.S. from any Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

O'Toole told the National Post that he condemns statements from Palestinian leaders "almost encouraging violence", but that Tories want to be "very deliberate and cautious" about a decision on how to move forward.

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The Catalan paper reports Joachim Loew is now leading the race to replace Zidane at Real Madrid at the end of the season. Now, we have to be able to take advantage of the moment".

Israel has to be 'very careful' with settlements
When asked to name the most memorable event of his presidency, Trump was quoted as saying "I think Jerusalem was a very big point".

Speaking at the opening gala, Ambassador Friedman hailed President Donald Trump's December 6th declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and the administration's Israel Independence Day celebration past year - the first ever held at the White House.

In excerpts of the interview published on Friday, Trump was quoted as calling his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "a very big point" of his first year in office.

Palestinians, whose reaction was quite predictable, continue to reject the USA role in the peace process They stress that their official position remains unchanged and that they envisage the establishment of an independent state within the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as their capital. "No, I am not somebody who believes that going forward with these settlements is a good thing for peace".

The settlements are considered illegal under global law, though Israel disputes this. "But it was a very important pledge that I made and I fulfilled my pledge", Trump said.

In addition to recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, USA administration has also cut funding to United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees and threatened to withhold money to Palestinians unless they resume negotiations with Israel.

"I think it was a very important point", he said. Since then he has cut US funding to a United Nations agency that assists Palestinian refugees and threatened to withhold aid money to the Palestinians unless they resume negotiations with Israel.

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