Trump expected to weigh in on the two state solution on his Middle East visit

United States President, Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday for his first state visit to the Middle East. EWN correspondent, Paula Slier says it is not yet clear what Trump's visit is about.

Slier says that Trump is expected to meet with Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin. Slier adds that Trump is also expected to visit the Western Wall.

Never before has an American president, while in office, visited the site because it's hugely controversial amongst Palestinians. They believe it should be part of a future Palestinian state.

Paula Slier, EWN correspondent

Also read: Trump confirms his first visit to Africa

The second issue is whether or not he'll talk about moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Paula Slier, EWN correspondent

Slier adds that the big question on everybody's mind is whether or not he'll say something about the two state solution and how he envisages peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Listen here:


This article first appeared on 702 : Trump expected to weigh in on the two state solution on his Middle East visit


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Trump confirms his first visit to Africa

Trump confirms his first visit to Africa

United States President Donald Trump has disclosed his first stop on an African visit.

Trump says special council investigation is a 'witch hunt'

Trump says special council investigation is a 'witch hunt'

The US president says the probe into alleged links between his 2016 campaign and Russia's election hacking "hurts" the country.

Pressure against Donald Trump mounts

Pressure against Donald Trump mounts

Republicans have begun grappling with the prospect of impeaching the US President if allegations against him are true.

Why Trump is seemingly (now, all of a sudden) hammering the rand

Why Trump is seemingly (now, all of a sudden) hammering the rand

Where are Americans putting their money? Is it all gold? Bruce Whitfield interviews Treasury One Director Andre Cilliers.

General Motors leaves after 90 years in SA

General Motors leaves after 90 years in SA

The company has secured the sale of its local manufacturing facility to Isuzu Motors.

Trump has made blunder after blunder. These are his 5 worst ones (so far!)

Trump has made blunder after blunder. These are his 5 worst ones (so far!)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews US foreign policy expert Brookes Spector.

Donald Trump reveals top-secret info to Russian ambassador - reports

Donald Trump reveals top-secret info to Russian ambassador - reports

The Washington Post reports that Trump revealed highly classified information about Isis to the Russian ambassador.

Donald Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Donald Trump fires FBI director James Comey

The FBI is investigating whether members of President Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election.

Premature for Democrats to call Trump's impeachment over FBI probe - analyst

Premature for Democrats to call Trump's impeachment over FBI probe - analyst

The FBI is investigating whether President Donald Trump had any ties to Russia in the lead up to the 2016 US elections.

Popular articles
Ever wanted a 13-month year? Well, the Ethiopians have one

Ever wanted a 13-month year? Well, the Ethiopians have one

Ethiopia is one of the few countries using a calendar different from the conventional calendar most countries are accustomed to.

'Basetsana Kumalo explained to me that this was the worst week of her life'

'Basetsana Kumalo explained to me that this was the worst week of her life'

Social Media Law Expert, Emma Sadleir, says the Randburg court has issued a protection order for the Kumalo's.

'Cyril Ramaphosa is the weakest president of the ANC since 1994' - analyst

'Cyril Ramaphosa is the weakest president of the ANC since 1994' - analyst

Political analyst Prince Mashele talks about the ANC NEC meeting contradicting messages stemming from this.

Max du Preez opens up about money (and losing everything on Vrye Weekblad)

Max du Preez opens up about money (and losing everything on Vrye Weekblad)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the famed and fearless journalist about his money history, hopes and beliefs.

Malema under fire after 'Indians are racist' comment

Malema under fire after 'Indians are racist' comment

SA Institute of Race Relations media head Micheal Morris says politicians must be cautious of such divisive statements they make.

[WATCH] Eusebius Mckaiser: I call BS on Malema's racism targeting Indians

[WATCH] Eusebius Mckaiser: I call BS on Malema's racism targeting Indians

Show host Eusebius McKaiser says EFF's leader Julius Malema's comments on Indians are grossly unacceptable and irresponsible.

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Stage 1 load s​hedding has been declared nationally. The City of Cape Town has urged residents to take note of the schedules.

Man who dumped body of family dog in street demoted at top JHB law firm

Man who dumped body of family dog in street demoted at top JHB law firm

Media law guru Emma Sadleir warns employees online that there are many potential events that could bring a company into disrepute.

Athletes to run 375km in solidarity against human trafficking

Athletes to run 375km in solidarity against human trafficking

The run takes place from 5 - 8 December along the N1 from Rawsonville to Beaufort West - a hunting ground for child traffickers.