Palestinian counterproposal to Trump peace plan
June 19, 2020
(JTA) — The Palestinian Authority has submitted a proposal for an independent demilitarized Palestinian state in Gaza, the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem.
Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Tuesday that the P.A. had submitted a proposal to the so-called Quartet of international mediators — comprising the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and Russia — in response to the Trump administration’s release of its own Middle East peace plan in January.
Shtayyeh said the proposal calls for a “sovereign Palestinian state, independent and demilitarized” with “mino...