Klein declined to comment on whether he endorses the plan - which includes the creation of a Palestinian state and land swaps - in its entirety.
Seeking clarification: But Evans, who met with Jared Kushner on Monday for a pre-release briefing, said that he will be seeking clarification from the administration on where in East Jerusalem the capital will be located because "my base will be very angry" if Israel is required to give up on parts of Jerusalem.
UAE mass media reported that the country had backed the deal and described it as an opportunity to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Israel's Santa: Dr. Mike Evans, founder of the Friends of Zion Museum and an evangelical advisor to Trump, tells JI's Jacob Kornbluh that the plan is "the biggest present that Trump has ever given" to Israel because it recognizes the legality of settlements in the West Bank.
Following the announcement, Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey was first to tweet criticism of the plan, saying: "Trump's deal is nothing like a peace plan".
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Wednesday Trump's team had simply "copied and pasted" the blueprint that Netanyahu and Israeli settler leaders wanted to see implemented.
'It would ensure that Jerusalem is both the capital of Israel and of the Palestinian people and I urge you rather than being so characteristically negative, to reach out to your friends, to my friends, our friends in the Palestinian authority, to Mahmoud Abbas for whom I have the highest respect, and urge him for once to engage with this initiative, to get talking rather than to leave a political vacuum'.Читайте также: U.S. stocks drop amid global rout on virus fears
Palestinians also dismissed the proposal for a capital in Abu Dis, in the West Bank just outside the Israeli municipal borders of Jerusalem.
It said Jerusalem's holy sites, sacred to Jews, Christians and Muslims, should be open to worshippers. Under the "deal of the century" proposals, Israel would be given full control of settlements now considered illegal under global law.
Palestinians were not involved in drafting the plan.
The ministry stressed, according to Anadolu, that Jerusalem is a redline, adding: "We will always stand by the brotherly people of Palestine".
The US has signaled that it is happy for Israel's annexation to begin at any time.
"We will never ask Israel to compromise its security", Trump said.
However he said that because it included mention of a two-state solution, it could still cause problems for Netanyahu among his right-wing allies. Near the end of Barack Obama's presidency in 2016, the USA mission to the United Nations allowed the UN Security Council to condemn these Israeli settlements in "occupied territory" as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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