Trump says Mideast peace deal will be difficult to achieve

Trump says Mideast peace deal will be difficult to achieve
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President Trump on Thursday suggested he believes it will be difficult to broker a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians. 
 
"I think there is a chance that there could peace, but again I say that a little bit reluctantly,” he said during a White House press conference with Kuwait’s leader. 
 
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The president said, however, it’s possible because people on both sides say they want an agreement.
 
“It is something that could happen, I believe that the relationships that we have with both could help,” he said. “It’s just an event that has never taken place. … I think we have a chance of doing it.”
 
Trump named a Middle East peace deal as a top foreign policy priority at the outset of the administration, but little progress has been made. 
 
His son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner recently returned from a trip to the region, where he discussed talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, as well as leaders of other Arab nations.