"They are working and trying to work hard in a regime change, because Palestinian leadership under the leadership of President Abbas wants genuine, lasting, comprehensive peace, based on worldwide law", Erekat added.
Palestinian officials, who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, accused Mr Kushner of trying to undermine Mr Abbas and what they described as their leader's moderate camp.
Nabil Sha'ath, a former PA foreign minister who now serves as an "international affairs adviser" to Abbas, accused Kushner and Greenblatt of "working on behalf of Israel in the White House".
Abbas has refused to see Trump's team since the embassy decision, accusing Washington of pro-Israel bias.
"The global community is getting frustrated with Palestinian leadership and not seeing many actions that are constructive toward achieving peace", he said, according to an Associated Press report of the interview.
Kushner said that the proposal is still in the works, only promising that it will be ready "soon".
Sources close to Abbas have apparently revealed that Saudi Arabia and Jordan are among those which have given the green light to talks with the U.S. administration about the deal, which it is said will end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Palestinian leader, Kushner said, "says that he is committed to peace, and I don't have any reason to disbelieve him". Kushner pointed the finger at Abbas, as the party that is unwilling to take up negotiations.
The U.S. envoys did not have any meetings scheduled with the Palestinians, who suspended ties with Trump in December over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The status of East Jerusalem, which Palestinians want as the capital of a sovereign Palestinian state, has been at the center of the decades-long struggle for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
"IAF aircraft targeted a wagon used by members of the Hamas terror organization to prepare arson and explosive balloons in the northern Gaza Strip with the intention of launching them into Israeli territory", the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement. Israeli-Palestinian negotiations stalled in 2014 over disputes that have deepened with bloodshed in Gaza and the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
That coincides with the language of the worldwide consensus and global law, which hold that East Jerusalem and the West Bank are Israeli-occupied territory.
Kushner and Greenblatt reportedly lobbied the gulf potentates to invest up to a billion dollars in energy and infrastructure projects for Gaza, which is ruled by the militant Islamist group Hamas and suffers from a lack of potable water and electricity.
Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers shot four Palestinians, including two with live fire, in Abu Safiyya area, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza, before they were rushed to the Indonesian Hospital in nearby Beit Lahia, suffering moderate wounds.
Nigeria vs Argentina will be the first final - Sampaoli
Jun 26, 2018 - 16:57
Those three will play a crucial role with their quality and experience, but Sampaoli must find a system that works. And those who say he does not perform for his country like he does for his club are wrong.
Oklahoma State’s Jeffrey Carroll signs with Los Angeles Lakers
Jun 26, 2018 - 16:47
National Basketball Association rules prohibit teams from negotiating with free agents until midnight on July 1. Wagner was an All-Big Ten selection after averaging 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.
In sign of detente, North Korea skips annual anti-US rally
Jun 26, 2018 - 16:12
The U.S.is set to give North Korea a specific timeline to complete denuclearization, while outlining specific requests. North Korea and South Korea have also agreed to resume the reunions of war-torn families in mid-August.
Egypt's Essam El-Hadary now World Cup's oldest player saves penalty
Jun 26, 2018 - 15:02
Just minutes later, however, a second penalty was given to Saudi Arabia , and this time converted by Salman Al Faraj . El Hadary, who is 45 years and 161 days old, is at his first World Cup for the Pharaohs and won his 157th cap.
Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award
Jun 26, 2018 - 14:42
He was hired as the new coach of the Detroit Pistons, replacing Stan Van Gundy. Harden was the driving force behind the historical season for the Rockets.
English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins ugliest dog contest
Jun 25, 2018 - 04:07
The oldest dog in the competition, Moe, a 16-year-old Brussels Griffon-pug mix from Santa Rosa, California, took the award. As with any competition rating animals by their looks, there's a lot of controversy surrounding Zsa Zsa's win.
England advances at World Cup after rout of Panama
Jun 25, 2018 - 00:15
England fans have been reacting with glee and surprise as the national team thrashed Panama 6-1 in the World Cup . It was also only the fifth time in World Cup history that a team has scored five or more goals in the first half.
Taxing online sellers is a victory for local stores
Jun 24, 2018 - 23:44
South Dakota concluded in 2016 that the explosion in online sales changed the market dramatically. That will bring Springfield millions of dollars while closing a loophole that hurt IL retailers.
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas on a dinner date in Mumbai
Jun 23, 2018 - 13:29
And sure enough, the rumored couple flew to India together and while there, one insider told ET that Jonas met Priyanka's mother. Also, some reports suggested that she wanted Nick by her side during her new housewarming grand party which will happen soon.
Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport: UAE
Jun 23, 2018 - 13:22
A top Emirati official acknowledged how the campaign for Hodeida goes will determine the likelihood of an end to Yemen's war. The Houthis extract payments on goods that are trucked through the areas they control, forcing up food costs.
Iceland coach confident in their chances of beating familiar foe Croatia
Jun 23, 2018 - 13:20
Nigeria sealed the first victory of their 2018 World Cup campaign when they beat Iceland 2-0 at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. They must avoid defeat against Argentina on Tuesday if they are to stand any chance of reaching the knockout stages.
Prime Minister’s address on 4th International Yoga Day
Jun 23, 2018 - 09:54
This day is a reminder of how yoga started more as a spiritual ritual and is now a routine nearly every individual follows. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led close to 50,000 people today in Dehradun to mark the fourth International Yoga Day .
Angry Priest Hits Baby For Crying During Baptism
Jun 23, 2018 - 08:25
The parents or god-parents of the child look to be in disbelief as the priest begins to pull the child close to him once again. Though the audio is hard to hear, some social media users have managed to translate sections of the video.
Donald Trump signs executive order to keep children, parents together at border
Jun 23, 2018 - 04:32
Trump signed an executive order Wednesday stopping that practice, but called on Congress to find a permanent solution. He said without it, "you would have a run on this country the likes of which nobody has ever seen ".
Paul McCartney makes James Corden cry during emotional 'Carpool Karaoke'
Jun 22, 2018 - 20:00
So I woke up and was, 'What was that? What'd she say? Let it be? "I'll never ever forget it". What did you think of this episode of Carpool Karaoke?