He said that the previous government was only trying to bring Palestinians to the negotiating table. Friedman said that waiting for the Palestinians to move forward before agreeing to negotiate will give them veto power over the process, which will only encourage them to take unreasonable demands.
“A massive influx of refugees into Israel? It will never happen,” he said. “Dividing Jerusalem? It just never happens. Israel gave up some parts of its biblical heartland? It never happens.”
He said that the White House “has injected the urgently needed realism into the psychology of the Palestinians, that is, what can be achieved and what cannot be achieved.”
The Palestinians pleaded differently.
Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian diplomatic mission until the closure, said Mr. Friedman was delusional about his achievements. He said that Mr. Friedman did not increase the impact of the United States on the conflict, but reduced it to almost zero, almost destroying the hope of a two-State solution.
He said: “He is the American mob in our Capitol.” He hinted at the recent riots in Washington. “The same logic, the same behavior. That is Friedman. As Congress did, the Biden administration will have to erase the bottom line of US-Pakistan relations, and the peace process must be completely eliminated.”
Mr. Friedman insisted that the Trump peace plan by setting financial transparency, human rights and other norms to enable Palestinians to obtain state-building requirements is actually a “gift to the Palestinian people”, which will make their “life The quality is more affordable”. He believes that the warming of relations between Israel and Arab countries “opens up the imagination of the Palestinians.” “
He also insisted that the Trump administration has never attempted to assist Mr. Netanyahu’s re-election campaign, although its recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights (widely regarded as a plum of the campaign’s gift) was the first recognition Two weeks before the election. ticket.